Giselle Lopez is pursuing a master’s degree in international peace and conflict resolution at American University’s School of International Service. At American, she serves as President of Creative Peace Initiatives, a graduate student organization, and received the El Hibri Foundation Peace Education Scholarship for her work in promoting awareness of nonviolent struggle in Bahrain. Through her studies and work as a research associate with the Public International Law and Policy Group, Giselle has gained experience working on issues of transitional justice and rule of law issues in Arab states. Giselle received her undergraduate degree in international studies with a focus in human rights and law from the University of Washington. She was born and raised in California and Texas.
Updated May 2014