As Program Associate for SAR’s Advocacy team, Alex oversees and coordinates advocacy for the Scholars-in-Prison Project, researches and writes reports on attacks against higher education communities for the Academic Freedom Monitoring Project and annual Free to Think report, works with
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
As Senior Program Officer, North America, Chelsea is responsible for research related to SAR services for network member universities, colleges, and associations, with a particular focus on North America.
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.
As a Senior Program Officer for SAR's Advocacy team, Dan helps to oversee SAR's monitoring and reporting on attacks on higher education communities through SAR's Academic Freedom Monitoring Project, conducting case advocacy for the Scholars-in-Prison Project, and producing reports and
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.
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
Huba Zaman is a senior undergraduate student at Bard College, joint majoring in Human Rights and Literature. She is joining the Scholars At Risk team as an intern for the summer of 2022. Before working with SAR Huba interned with
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.
As Program Assistant for Protection Services, Juliet helps review applications from potentially at-risk scholars. Prior to SAR, she has focused her academic and professional pursuits on migration, human rights, and education. She has completed internships at the German Parliament, IIEP-UNESCO,
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 assesses applications for assistance from potentially at-risk scholars and works with scholars and universities to seek placements within the network.
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 a Program Assistant on the Membership team Miriam incorporates new members into the network and supports existing members with SAR programming and activities. Prior to joining SAR, Miriam studied history with a focus on labor and migration.
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 a Program Assistant for Membership and University Relations. She works in engagement and outreach to the member network and with the Vivian G. Prins Scholars at Risk Speaker Series. She previously taught second grade, and held internships
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
As a Program Assistant, Rachel Youngeun Rostad supports the Protection team with reviewing scholar and practitioner applications. Before joining SAR, Rachel completed internships and research projects for UNHCR and the Centre of Competence on Humanitarian Negotiation. She holds an M.P.P.
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 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.
As the Senior Development Officer at Scholars at Risk, Starr supports fundraising efforts through institutional and individual giving programs. She also serves as the board liaison and creates tailored cultivation and stewardship plans for SAR’s current and prospective donors. Prior