Joyce Pisarello is a Director of Membership and University Relations at Scholars at Risk. Her work involves managing network relationships, working with member institutions to promote SAR’s programming, and cultivating new institutional relationships. She has served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kyrgyzstan where she worked in education, gender equality and development. Joyce has also worked for the Centre for Social Research, a development and human rights oriented non-profit in New Delhi, India. Joyce received a M.A. in International Affairs from Columbia University with a concentration in International Security Policy. She received her BA in Philosophy and Religion at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York.