Anja Bossow
Human Rights Scholar

Anja holds a Bachelor in Law with French Law from the University of Oxford, and an LLM in Human Rights from the London School of Economics, where she received the Lawyers Alumni Prize for the best overall LLM result.

She has previously interned at the employment department of the UN World Food Programme, the UN Secretariat, the refugee organization Asylum Access, and the British Institute for International and Comparative Law. During her time at LSE, she volunteered at the National Council for Civil Liberties and the Notre Dame Refugee Centre as well as acted as President of the LSE Pro Bono Society and an oralist in the Philip C. Jessup Moot Court.

Prior to coming to NYU, she interned at the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, working closely with the Deputy Director in addressing the threat to media freedom, the shrinking space for human rights defenders, and post-conflict justice. She is passionate about using human rights as a tool for accountability and institutional reform.


Anja is currently a candidate for the Legal Theory LLM at NYU School of Law, and is a recipient of the Dean’s Graduate Award and the German Academic Exchange Service LLM Scholarship.


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