Cristian González Cabrera
, Legal Fellow, 
received his Juris Doctor from UCLA School of Law in May 2017 with specializations in International & Comparative Law, and Public Interest Law & Policy. During law school, he was a member of the International Human Rights Clinic, a chair of the International Human Rights Law Association, and an editor of the UCLA Journal of International Law & Foreign Affairs. He previously completed legal internships at the Center for Constitutional Rights, where he worked on litigation related to U.S. militarism, LGBT persecution, and the suppression of freedom of speech in France; at Human Rights Watch, where he contributed to the organization’s first-ever report of the rights of intersex children; and at the Special Procedures branch of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, where he provided legal research and drafting support to several thematic mandates, including contemporary forms of racism, the use of mercenaries, and violence against women. A former Fulbright Scholar in Germany, he received his Bachelor’s degree from Columbia University, where he majored in History and French & Francophone Studies. He speaks French, German, Italian, and Spanish.