Recent Stanford graduate Alexis Kallen ’18 has traveled around the world to gain a deeper understanding of human rights abuses and hopes to pursue a career as an international human rights lawyer.
“Visions of Tomorrow” was the theme at Wednesday evening’s Stanford 2020 Symposium, which included seven 15-minute presentations by notable Stanford faculty on a host of subjects ranging from global democracy to a food revolution.
Wise, who is now a pediatrics professor at the Stanford School of Medicine and senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), has since returned to Guatemala each summer to provide medical care, train local health promoters, conduct research and talk to various organizations and agencies.
“You have to get out and go to these places,” Wise said. “You can’t do justice work in Guatemala sitting in Palo Alto.”
The Daily e-mailed faculty a short questionnaire that strayed beyond their work at Stanford. Here is a glimpse into the personalities behind your professors.
Searsville Dam causes flood of letters … Stanford nabs federal grants … Pediatrics prof helps out overseas … A First Amendment rights case settles … Stanford news from around the web for Friday, July 23, 2010.