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Kathleem Hamill

Kathleem Hamill ’97 participated in the First Global Conflict Medicine Congress at American University of Beirut in Lebanon in May. A human rights lawyer and a fellow at the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University, she is also a visiting faculty member at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in Medford, MA.

Kathleen Hamill, an FXB Center fellow and Tufts adjunct professor wrote about the challenges facing Syrian refugee children in Lebanon. Rose Lincoln/Harvard Staff Photographer 

Collaboration: Worked with colleagues at BC Law in 2016 to write an ABA resolution on human rights in Turkey that was instrumental in denouncing torture and abuse of Turkish lawyers and judges after an attempted coup there. Vocation: A fellow and scholar at the Harvard FXB Center for Health and Human Rights and a visiting assistant professor at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. As a Law Student: “I recall thinking we had a responsibility to make the world a better place in whatever way we could.” Favorite Text: “Dean Coquillette’s Lawyers and Fundamental Moral Responsibility—I keep it close at hand as it continues to guide my work today.”