About Us

Who We Are

Thomas Geraghty, Interim Director, Northwestern Center for International Human Rights, Class of 1967 James B. Haddad Professor of Law, Director Emeritus, Bluhm Legal Clinic

David Scheffer, Clinical Professor Emeritus, Director Emeritus of the Center for International Human Rights 

Bridget Arimond, Director, LLM Program for International Human Rights, Clinical Professor of Law

Carolyn Frazier, Clinical Professor of Law

Stephen Sawyer, Senior Counsel, Director of Curricular Projects, Clinical Associate Professor of Law

Juliet Sorensen, Clinical Professor of Law

Georgia Tankard, Legal Assistant


Schuette Clinical Fellow in Health and Human Rights

Alexandra Tarzikhan is the Schuette Clinical Fellow in Health and Human Rights working at the Center for International Human Rights at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law. She has a dual degree in Law and a Master in Public Health from Northeastern University School of Law and Tufts University School of Medicine. Her interests lie in the fields of Human Rights, Global Health, and Migration. She is supporting health and human rights projects in Nigeria, Botswana, Lebanon, Ghana, and Greece through the Access to Health Project. Prior to this, she completed a Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy fellowship working for the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society in Lesvos, Greece. She has also given a Tedx talk at Tufts to raise awareness and humanize the refugee crisis. She has served as a field researcher for the Boston Consortium for Arab Region Studies. Alex grew up in Syria and speaks 4 languages: Arabic, French, English, and Spanish. She has also worked in refugee camps in Lebanon, Jordan, and Greece. (Not yet admitted to practice.)