National Fellow Catherine Baylin Duryea pursues her passion for law and human rights at U.Va.

June 17, 2017

Catherine Baylin Duryea, the 2017-18 recipient of the Charles W. McCurdy Fellowship in Legal History, was recently featured by U.Va. Law School for her human rights work in the Middle East. Catherine is part of the Jefferson Scholars Foundation’s National Fellowship Program during the 2017-18 academic year. Read about her background and academic interests in this article by U.Va. Law School.



Catherine Duryea

Charles W. McCurdy National Fellow in Legal History


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