About Samantha Franks

Samantha Franks is a third-year law student at the University of Michigan Law School and a class of 2020-21 Douglass Fellow. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Missouri with degrees in Political Science and English. Prior to law school, she received an MSC in International Conflict Prevention from Durham University in the United Kingdom as a Fulbright postgraduate scholar and worked as a Fellow at the American Constitution Society. In law school, she has served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Michigan Journal of International Law, a student attorney in the Human Trafficking Clinic, and an extern for a Geneva nonprofit, helping represent developing countries at the United Nations.