Ruhan Nagra

Bertha Justice Institute Fellow

Ruhan Nagra is a Bertha Fellow at the Center for Constitutional Rights, where she focuses on corporate human rights abuses, LGBTQ persecution, Palestinian human rights violations, and torture and other war crimes. Ruhan holds a J.D. from Stanford Law School. A recipient of the law school’s Deborah L. Rhode Award for outstanding public service, Ruhan worked on prison reform in the Americas through the International Human Rights Clinic, researched the impact of U.S. counterterrorism policies on civil liberties, and interned at the National Security and Civil Rights Program of Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus. Prior to attending law school, Ruhan lived in Palestine for two years and worked at the Right to Education Campaign, a grassroots Palestinian movement dedicated to documenting and exposing occupation-imposed challenges facing students, instructors, and academic institutions. Ruhan received her bachelor's degree from Brown University, where she majored in Human Biology.