Julia Neusner

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Founder and Principal Consultant

Julia Neusner is a lawyer, researcher, and educator whose work has focused on climate change, mobility, and human rights. She is the incoming Climate Research and Operations Specialist at the International Refugee Assistance Project, where she has served as a Consultant on Climate Displacement since early 2023. She is also a researcher with the Rule of Law program at Stanford Law School.

Julia was previously the Legal Director of the Stanford Migration and Asylum Lab and a Research and Policy Attorney with Human Rights First. Julia received a Juris Doctor and Master of Arts in International Policy from Stanford University, where she established the interdisciplinary student research organization Refugee Rights Network and a pro bono program for law students to provide legal services to asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border. 

Prior to law school, Julia taught middle and high school special education in the New York City public school system through the New York City Teaching Fellows program. She also holds a Master of Science in Education from Long Island University Brooklyn and a Bachelor of Arts in comparative literature from New York University. Julia is admitted to the New York State Bar and lives in Oakland, California. She speaks Spanish.

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