Biography

Hannah Cowden is a J.D. candidate at Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon where she is pursuing studies in international, criminal, immigration and human rights law. She is currently an editor for Border Criminologies. Hannah is a 2016 graduate of Lewis & Clark College with a B.A. in International Relations. Her undergraduate thesis explored theories explaining neoliberal economic policy reforms and economic liberation in developing countries. Her travels in India in 2014 helped her develop case study material that examined India’s economic liberalizations. Hannah served as a legal assistant from 2016-2019 for attorneys practicing criminal, family and estate law in Portland, providing civil litigation support. Hannah is also a co-founder, editor and contributing writer for Arbitror.orgArbitror was established in 2016 to publish articles by emerging professionals and young scholars on international relations, political science, technological development, and globalization. During the summer of 2020, Hannah will serve as a research assistant for Lewis and Clark professor Juliet Stumpf, working on issues at the intersection of immigration and criminal law. 

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