An Orlando, Florida native, Ishan Sharma is a rising senior at Cornell University’s ILR School, with minors in Law & Society, Public Policy, and Crime, Prisons, Education, and Justice. At Cornell, Ishan is heavily involved with his professional pre-law fraternity Kappa Alpha Pi, in addition to his time spent as a Cornell Mentor for Incarcerated Youth, a member of Mortar Board Der Hexenkreis, and the Sphinx Head Society. Ishan spent last summer working on behalf of intelligence community whistle-blowers as a national security intern for the Government Accountability Project. More recently, he has just completed a 6 month stay as a Visiting Student of Law at Oxford University, with coursework involving the philosophy of law, international human rights, and administrative law. Ishan also just arrived from a week-long service and mentoring trip to Costa Rica with Titus Mentoring, a non-profit where he sits on the board.
Updated May 2019
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