Andrea Gittleman, JD
Andrea Gittleman works on a broad range of human rights issues for PHR, and is responsible for helping implement advocacy strategies and advancing rights-based policies.
Previously, Gittleman worked as an Arthur Helton Global Human Rights Fellow with the Burma Lawyers’ Council in Mae Sot, Thailand, where she coordinated an international advocacy campaign for criminal accountability in Burma. She also worked with the New York University Immigrant Rights Clinic as a law student, and has had legal internships with Legal Momentum (the Women’s Legal Defense and Education Fund), the New York Civil Liberties Union, and Human Rights Watch. Prior to attending law school, Gittleman served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mauritania, West Africa, where she managed gender and development programs.
Gittleman holds a JD from the New York University School of Law and a BA from the University of Chicago in political science and international studies.
Blog Posts by Andrea Gittleman, JD
- The Need for Transparency in U.S. Detention and Interrogation Practices (April 1, 2014)
- A Peaceful Syria Must Be Built on Foundation of Justice (January 21, 2014)
- Twelve Years Later: The Current State of Guantánamo (January 11, 2014)
- UN Rights Council Calls on Burma to End and Investigate Anti-Muslim Violence (June 14, 2013)
- Burma Must Take Steps to Quell Ethnic Violence (May 30, 2013)
Articles & Opinion Pieces by Andrea Gittleman, JD
- New investments and unresolved conflicts, Democratic Voice of Burma (October 19, 2012)
- Combating Gender-Based Violence as a U.S. Policy Priority, Huffington Post (October 11, 2012)