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Dylan O’Donoghue

Dylan O'Donoghue

Fulbright Study/Research Grant to Taiwan, 2018-19
Boren Fellowship to Taiwan, 2018-19

MLS '19


Dylan is completing her Master’s in Legal Studies at Drexel University Kline School of Law. Her research interests focus on immigration, immigration in employment law, and anti-human trafficking regulations. In the International Human Rights Advocacy and Practice course at the Kline School of Law, Dylan conducted a report on the human rights violations of homeless youth who are victims of human trafficking. The report was published on the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights’ website. In addition to her studies, Dylan is also a full-time employee at Drexel University, serving as the Assistant Director of Foreign Nationals at the International Students and Scholars Services office. As an Assistant Director, she is responsible for communication, issuance, monitoring, and compliance, of foreign national employees. She advises on J-1 and H-1B visa regulations for faculty, staff and visiting scholars.

Dylan graduated from Grinnell College with Bachelor degrees in Chinese Studies and English Literature. After graduation, she received a fellowship through Grinnell College to live and teach in Nanjing, China. Upon returning to the U.S., Dylan stayed involved in the field of education and while also completing her certification as an interpreter for Mandarin. She has also recently completed her graduate certificate at Drexel University in Issues in Human Trafficking. She hopes to combine her interests in anti-human trafficking and language studies to better understand Taiwan’s successful implementation of anti-human trafficking regulations. Dylan would like to thank all of those who have guided her throughout the application process.

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