As a Program Assistant for the Advocacy team, Alisen conducts research for the Academic Freedom Monitoring Project to document attacks on higher education around the world, as well as the Scholars in Prison by researching relevant cases and liaising with
Amy is a Senior Program Officer for Advocacy, where she leads work on the Free to Think report series and the Academic Freedom Monitoring Project, tracking attacks on higher education communities. Prior to joining SAR, Amy was a Visiting Assistant Professor in Peace
As a Program Assistant for the Advocacy team, Ayodele conducts research for the Academic Freedom Monitoring Project to document attacks on higher education around the world. She also develops communications materials highlighting the work of the Advocacy Team and contributes
Brian is a Program Officer with the Membership and University Relations team, where he supports the work of the Canada and United States sections of SAR, and works to develop and lead strategies for identifying, recruiting, and engaging universities, faculty,
As Program Administrator, Chris is responsible for the financial and departmental administration within Scholars at Risk, overseeing accounting, expenses, as well as technology and facilities for the various teams in support of SAR’s global mission. Before joining SAR, Chris worked
Clare Robinson is Advocacy Director at Scholars at Risk, where she leads SAR's efforts to identify, report on and respond to attacks on higher education communities worldwide.
Clarissia Bourdeau is a Program Assistant for Membership and Protection Services. She manages and processes payments to scholars as well as other administrative tasks. Prior to joining SAR, Clarissia worked with refugee high school students transitioning into higher education. She also held internships
As a Program Manager on the Advocacy team, Dan is leading an initiative to identify and support regional coalitions that convene scholars, students, and advocates to organize activities and conceive strategies aimed at strengthening academic freedom.
Denise is Advocacy Manager at SAR Europe, leading the European Action for Academic Freedom project to expand, coordinate and support advocacy in Europe to promote academic freedom.
Dominik Kalweit is the Programme Manager of MSCA4Ukraine for Scholars at Risk Europe. Previously, he was the Vice Executive Director and Director for Projects & Initiatives for the Maltese non-profit NGO Kopin. Dominik holds a Diplom (ISCED 7) from the
As Program Officer for Protection Services, Emily assesses applications for assistance from potentially at-risk scholars and works with scholars and universities to seek placements within the network. Prior to joining SAR, she worked as a teaching and research assistant at
Fiona Hull is a Program Assistant for Protection Services where she supports the application intake process. Prior to SAR, Fiona worked as a Program Assistant with the New University in Exile Consortium hosted at The New School. Additionally, she completed
Jesse Levine is Senior Advocacy Officer at Scholars at Risk. Mr. Levine manages the work of SAR's Academic Freedom Advocacy Team initiative, including the development of research and advocacy projects focusing on discrete academic freedom concerns.
Jibran Alsaied is the Programme Associate at SAR Europe providing programmatic, communications and administrative support for SAR Europe’s operations. Jibran is an LLM candidate in International Human Rights Law at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Jibran previously worked in
Dr. Joel Hanisek is Policy & Programme Manager at Scholars at Risk Europe where he manages the EU-funded Inspireurope project and supports the activities of SAR sections across Europe. Joel has extensive experience with the United Nations system and was
Joyce Pisarello is the 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.
Leah Shapiro is a Program Officer for both the Membership and Protection Services teams, where she reviews applications from potentially at-risk scholars and works with scholars and universities to seek placements within the network. Prior to joining SAR, Leah worked
Leona Binz is the Program Officer for Protection Services at Scholars at Risk, where she works with scholars and universities to seek placements within the network and coordinates SAR's Practitioners at Risk program for individuals at risk in relation to
As Program Officer for Protection Services at Scholars at Risk, Madochée assesses applications for assistance from potentially at-risk scholars and works with scholars and universities to seek placements within the network.
As the Development Officer at Scholars at Risk, Patrick supports fundraising efforts through coordinating with institutional funding partners and developing relationships with individual supporters. Prior to joining SAR, Patrick worked in the Development Department at The Legal Aid Society, overseeing
Phoebe Alpern is the Program Associate for Membership and University Relations. She helps maintain and build SAR sections, provides programming and services for the member network, and coordinates with SAR’s International Advisory Committee. She is an M.A. candidate in History
As Communications Officer, Prachi is responsible for cultivating effective internal and external communications for SAR. This includes print and electronic publications, website content and social media, general outreach to support the network and SAR programming, and media relations. Prior to
Rachel Durning is the Development Officer, Grants Management at Scholars at Risk, where she supports SAR’s fundraising efforts through maintaining existing relationships with institutional funders and researching new prospective grantmakers. Prior to joining SAR, she had worked in refugee resettlement
Robert Quinn is the founding Executive Director of the Scholars at Risk Network, an independent not-for-profit corporation based at New York University.
Rose Anderson is Director for Protection Services at Scholars at Risk, where she oversees SAR's work assessing applications from threatened scholars and seeking placements within the SAR Network.
As a Program Associate for Protection Services, Sanan supports application intake processes and oversees assessments for global cases. Prior to joining SAR, Sanan has taught and advised international students, lectured and conducted research in peace and conflict and multicultural perspectives
Sarah Field is the Programme Officer for MSCA4Ukraine at Scholars at Risk Europe, where she supports overall implementation of the project, with a particular focus on providing career development opportunities and advisory services to at-risk researchers from Ukraine. Prior to
Sarah Willcox is Deputy Director at Scholars at Risk, where she oversees SAR’s internal operations, administration, and programming, including SAR’s protection, advocacy, and membership teams.
Sarina Rosenthal is the Manager, Scholar Placement for Protection Services at Scholars at Risk, where she leads placement and support services for at-risk scholars, working with scholars and universities to seek placements within the network.
Sinead O’Gorman is the European Director at Scholars at Risk. Based in Ireland, Ms. O’Gorman leads the promotion of SAR's mission in Europe, through engagement with European partners to promote academic freedom and advance opportunities for at-risk scholars.