Rachel Wechsler


Rachel Wechsler is an Acting Assistant Professor at NYU School of Law, where she teaches Lawyering to first-year JD students. She is also completing her DPhil in Criminology at the University of Oxford. Her doctoral research explores human trafficking victims’ experiences with the criminal justice process from a human rights perspective. She was the 2015 McDougall Visiting Professor of International Law at the West Virginia University College of Law, where she taught International Human Rights Law. Rachel was also an Editor of the Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog from 2013-2014. Prior to pursuing her doctorate, she worked as a litigation associate at Latham & Watkins LLP, where she chaired the Pro Bono Asylum Program for the New York office.