Associate World Fellow
Yale Law School
Nikita Lalwani is a student at Yale Law School, where she is an Executive Editor of the Yale Law Journal and a member of the Rule of Law Clinic. She has also served as co-president of the Yale Law National Security Group, co-director of the Yale chapter of the International Refugee Assistance Project, and as a Kerry Fellow at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs. Before law school, she worked as a staff editor at Foreign Affairs magazine in New York, where she commissioned and edited articles on U.S. foreign policy and international affairs, and helped teach a course at Columbia Journalism School on gender and migration. She also spent a year reporting for The Wall Street Journal in New Delhi, India, covering politics, global health, and women’s and LGBT rights. In May 2013, Nikita received her undergraduate degree from Yale, graduating magna cum laude and with distinction in English. She also has an M.Phil. in American History, with first-class honors, from the University of Cambridge, where she wrote a dissertation on U.S. refugee policy during the Cold War.