Ava Morgenstern is an attorney in Washington, DC. Her specialties include immigration law, asylum and refugee law, and international human rights law. She holds a JD from the University of Michigan Law School, an MA from the University of Michigan, and a BA from Brandeis University. Ava is a Humanity in Action Senior Fellow (Amsterdam 2006 and Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship 2014).
Updated August 2019
More from Ava Morgenstern
Job Searching in 2020
Senior Fellow Ava Morgenstern wrote a blog post on job searching in 2020 that was published in the Washington Council of Lawyers. Job searchings in 2020 are incredibly stressful and because of that Ava Morgenstern wrote recommendations on how to handle this situation better.
Senior Fellows Raise $35,462 for Giving Campaign
Each year we run a Senior Fellow Giving Campaign, which aims to gather support from the Senior Fellow community for future Humanity in Action programming. This year we raised over $35,000!
Thank you to our 2020 US Review and Admissions Committees
As every year, Humanity in Action received many applications for our Fellowships in Europe and Atlanta this year. We are so grateful to the dedicated Senior Fellows and friends who volunteered their time and energy in reading and reviewing applications.
Thank you to our 2019 US Review and Admissions Committees
"Asylum-Free Zones": U.S. Violations of International Legal Obligations to Asylum-Seekers
Senior Fellow Ava Morgenstern (2006 Amsterdam) was published in the Michigan Journal of International Law.
Thank you to our 2016 US Review and Admissions Committees
Humanity in Action received 513 applications for our Fellowships in Europe and Atlanta this year, as well as 165 applications for the Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship.
Thank you to our 2015 US Review and Admissions Committees
Humanity in Action received 689 applications for our Fellowships in Europe and Atlanta this year and 421 applications for the Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship.
Judicial Diversity in North American and European Asylum Court Systems: A Literature Review
Transatlantic Perspectives on Diplomacy and Diversity
Recognizing the intensification of transnational conflicts that both violently divide and intimately link our global communities, this book is a collection of diverse essays, which tackle international relations and migration.
Announcing the 2014 Diplomacy and Diversity Fellows