Karen Tokarz

Human Development, Human Rights, Education and Training

Over nearly two decades, law professor Karen Tokarz has placed more than 200 law school students in internships with legal aid organizations, UN offices and courts, and international dispute resolution centers in South Africa, as well as other African countries through the Global Public Interest Law Fellowships Program she founded. She is the Charles Nagle Professor of Public Interest Law & Policy, and director of the Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Program and Civil Rights & Mediation Clinic at the School of Law.


South Africa




Democratic Republic of Congo

Burkina Faso


Goals & Impact

Provide legal aid in South Africa, as well as other African countries.