2009-2010 Student Fellows

Christopher DearingChristopher Dearing

Christopher Dearing is currently a third-year law student. Before his admission to law school, Christopher served five years on active-duty with the U.S. Army. He is a staff editor on the Seattle Journal for Social Justice and a member of the Documentation Center for Cambodia's Genocide Education Project Committee. He is a co-author for a forthcoming teacher's guidebook on genocide education (with Dr. Chea Phala) and he has published small pieces on military topics and international law. His interest is in the promotion of social justice in both international and U.S. legal systems. His most recent article is on judicial bias in the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.

Chris' fellowship will focus on drafting model domestic legislation on corruption for the African Union.


JoelWolfJoel Wolf

Joel Wolf, currently a 3L, served as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in Niger, West Africa where he worked on issues such as erosion control, microfinancing, and wells and water sanitation. After returning to the U.S. and attending graduate school, he worked for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on wastewater issues related to combined sewer overflows and lead-based paint issues. Most recently, he worked for Professor Gonzalez at Seattle University's School of Law where he researched and analyzed the increased production of biofuels impact on food security.

Joel's fellowship is centered on drafting model domestic legislation on corruption for the African Union.

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