Avon Global Center for Women and Justice at Cornell Law School - Burnt Umber Background

Executive Director


Elizabeth Brundige
Executive Director

Elizabeth Brundige is the Executive Director of the Avon Global Center for Women and Justice and Assistant Clinical Professor of Law at Cornell Law School, where she also directs the Global Gender Justice Clinic.  Prior to joining Cornell Law School, Ms. Brundige was the Robert. M. Cover - Allard K. Lowenstein Fellow in International Human Rights and a clinical lecturer in law at Yale Law School, where she co-taught the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic.  She previously worked for the International Association of Women Judges, under the auspices of Yale Law School's Robert L. Bernstein Fellowship in International Human Rights, on several programs designed to advance women's human rights and access to justice in southern and East Africa.  She was also an Associate Legal Officer in the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and a law clerk for Judge Kermit V. Lipez of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and Justice Sandile Ngcobo of the Constitutional Court of South Africa.  She received a J.D. from Yale Law School, an M.Phil. in Development Studies from Oxford University, and a B.A. from Yale University.