Staff

Clare Robinson
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.

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Clyfford Young
Clyfford Young is the Program Assistant for the Membership, Communications, and Advocacy teams at Scholars at Risk. He is a 2016 Vassar College graduate with a B.A. in American Studies, History, and Spanish.

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Daniel Munier
As Program Officer, Daniel monitors and reports on attacks on higher education communities for SAR's Academic Freedom Monitoring Project, co-organizes advocacy initiatives, manages SAR's press relations, web presence and online engagement strategies.

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Dona Lee Kelly
As Director of Development for the Scholars at Risk Network, Dona Lee is responsible for strengthening all areas of SAR’s development department and fundraising efforts including individual and institutional giving, and donor relations and communications.

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Jesse Levine
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. He is an experienced US

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Joyce Pisarello
Joyce Pisarello is a Senior Program Officer for 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

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Lauren Crain
Lauren Crain is Acting Director of Research and Learning at Scholars at Risk, where she develops and manages public programming, workshops, trainings, publications and other activities, including the biannual SAR Global Congress. She also coordinates the SAR Working Group on

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Madochée Bozier
As Program Assistant for Protection Services at Scholars at Risk, Madochée assesses applications for placement from potentially at-risk scholars.

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Molly Silverstein
Molly Silverstein is the Development Associate at Scholars at Risk. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2013 with a B.A. in English and Women’s and Gender Studies. Prior to joining SAR, she worked as a Program Coordinator at the One

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Robert Quinn
Robert Quinn is the founding Executive Director of the Scholars at Risk Network, an independent not-for-profit corporation based at New York University. He is the author of, among others, Free speech is not enough, in AAC&U, Diversity & Democracy, forthcoming, summer

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Rose Anderson
Rose Anderson is Acting 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. Prior to joining the SAR team, Rose worked with the Human Rights Advocates Program

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Sam Reichman
Sam Reichman is the Program Assistant for Protection Services at Scholars at Risk, where he helps assess applications from potentially at-risk scholars.

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Sarina Rosenthal
Sarina Rosenthal is the Program Officer for Protection Services at Scholars at Risk, where she assesses applications for assistance from potentially at-risk scholars. Prior to joining the SAR team, Sarina worked in refugee case management and employment services with Lutheran

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Shreya Balhara
As the Program Associate for Protection Services at Scholars at Risk, Shreya assesses applications for placement from potentially at-risk scholars.

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Sinead O’Gorman
Sinead O’Gorman is the European Director at Scholars at Risk. Based in the UK, Ms. O’Gorman leads SAR’s international outreach efforts, including the design and implementation of SAR’s strategy for Europe, establishing national and regional SAR sections and increasing global

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Sophia La Valley
Sophia La Valley is the Program Associate for Research and Training at Scholars at Risk. Prior to joining the SAR team, Sophia spent two years teaching English and History in Cairo, Egypt. Sophia recently received her M.A. in International Affairs with

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