Christy Crouse received her Juris Doctor from the University of Chicago Law School where she focused on international human rights and immigration law. She completed internships with the Constitutional Court of Colombia, the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, and the American Civil Liberties Union’s (ACLU) Immigrants’ Rights Project. At the Law School’s Global Human Rights Clinic, she carried out projects studying the migrant wage gap and ways to advance gender equality through constitutional rights. Christy is also a Salzburg Cutler International Law Fellow.
Prior to law school, Christy was a Fulbright grantee, teaching English at a university in Tunja, Colombia. She also spent time as a Critical Language Scholar in China. She graduated summa cum laude from Truman State University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Spanish with an emphasis in International Studies.