Douglass Fellows Landing


Program Overview

Empowering the Next Generation of Anti-Trafficking Leaders

Through thorough research and being paired with a mentor, each Douglass Fellow will deepen their understanding of human trafficking and make a significant impact contribution to the cause of freedom. The Douglass Fellows represent the next generation of anti-trafficking leaders working to decimate human trafficking at its source.

Douglass Fellows Meet with Descendent of Frederick Douglass

Kenneth B. Morris, Jr., co-founder and president of Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives and the great-great-great grandson Frederick Douglass, welcomed The Human Trafficking Institute’s inaugural class of Douglass Fellows during their orientation in Washington, DC. Read more

2017—18 Douglass Fellowship Mentors

To encourage each Fellow’s personal research goals and career objectives, Fellows are paired with a mentor who currently works in the anti-trafficking sector. Mentors come from different components of the anti-trafficking sector, ranging from those leading anti-trafficking NGOs, prosecution units, law enforcement units, victim service providers, and government offices. Meet the 2017—18 Mentors
Former TIP Ambassador Susan Coppedge and the Human Trafficking Institute’s John Richmond met with Stanford students to discuss combatting human trafficking through diplomacy

Stanford Students Engage the Anti-Trafficking Community

The reality of human trafficking and issues surrounding the U.S. State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP Report) took center stage at Stanford University last week, when former TIP Ambassador Susan Coppedge and the Human Trafficking Institute’s John Richmond met with Stanford students. Read more

Meet the 2017–18 Fellows

Katherine Carey

Katherine Carey

Stanford Law School
Brittany Davis

Brittany Davis

Columbia Law School
Cassondra (Cj) Murphy

Cassondra (Cj) Murphy

University of Virginia School of Law
Meaghan Newkirk

Meaghan Newkirk

Duke University School of Law
Cory Sagduyu

Cory Sagduyu

University of Virginia School of Law
Emily Sauer

Emily Sauer

Pepperdine University School of Law
Holly Thompson

Holly Thompson

Vanderbilt University Law School

The application period for the 2018-19 Douglass Fellowship cohort will open February 16.

Interested in becoming a Douglass Fellow? Contact Kyleigh Feehs.