Award: Fulbright U.S. Student Award
Institution: Dublin City University
Renee Paulraj is the recipient of the Fulbright Frederick and Anna Douglass Award focused on the themes of social justice and civil rights. Renee is passionate about civil rights and liberties and plans to pursue a career in law specializing in civil rights law. She recently graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Politics and a Bachelor of Science in Information Science. She will be attending Dublin City University to apply her interdisciplinary background by pursuing a master’s degree in Data Protection and Privacy: Law and Computing. Her work will focus on the intersection between data privacy and civil rights, including reproductive rights. She plans to apply the cross-cultural and comparative knowledge she gains to a future career in law in the United States.