HRE USA Research Scholar: Kaylee Taylor Bradford
Kaylee Taylor Bradford is a global educator with over eight years of international training experience. She has a M.A. in International Educational Development from Columbia University, specializing in Peace and Human Rights Education (HRE). Throughout her career, she has worked in a variety of sectors including human trafficking prevention, refugee education, substance abuse rehabilitation, and research management. She is currently an independent educational consultant assisting a variety of organizations with curriculum development, research, monitoring, and evaluation. Most recently, Kaylee investigated preservice HRE for teachers in the United States and presented her work via webinar for the HRE USA community. This year, Kaylee hopes to further the incorporation of HRE into United States teacher preparation and training by working with HRE USA to develop a teacher education action strategy for the 2021-2022 project year, including research, training, and advocacy work.
Edmonds Summer Fellow: Ashleigh Deno
Ashleigh Deno is a senior preparing for graduation from Murray State University in May with a Bachelor’s in Secondary History Education. She is currently student teaching at Murray High School. She is actively involved on campus and serves as the Vice President of English Student Organization where she helps plan events for the department on campus. She is also the Community Outreach Chair of Phi Alpha Theta’s Murray State chapter, a national history honor society, where she helps connect the college to local school systems to help expose students to historical studies early. In 2020, she received an award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research for her paper on the effects of hurricanes in the Old South. She has spent the last two years working as a historical researcher at Wrather West Kentucky Museum where she specialized in women’s history in the Jackson Purchase Area, creating both physical and digital exhibits for the local community.
Edmonds Summer Fellow: Danielle Luckstead
Danielle Lucksted is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Sociology at Stony Brook University, and has an M.A. in Human Rights from University College London and an M.A. in Humanities and Social Thought from New York University. Her research focuses on the sociology of human rights and international law, with specific interests in memory norms in the U.S. and globally and in mechanisms of enforcement such as international criminal courts. Danielle has also worked in the violence prevention field for six years. In a former position at a domestic violence organization in Michigan from 2015-2017, she researched and facilitated over 200 presentations a year on the subjects of domestic and sexual violence prevention in K-12, university, and general community settings. She has also served as an educator for Girls Leadership, a mentor for Young Leaders Against Violence, and as Outreach and Education Chair for the Kent County Human Trafficking Task Force.
Edmonds Summer Fellow: Winnie Ho
Winnie Ho is a Program Coordinator for the National Resource Center for Academic Detailing (NaRCAD) in Boston, MA. In this role, she has had the unique opportunity to support an international network of local organizations devoted to clinical outreach education. Winnie graduated cum laude from Cornell University in 2019 with a BA in Biological Sciences and in Sociology, with dual minors in Inequality Studies and Global Health. In Fall 2021, she will be attending Yale School of Public Health as a Master in Public Health candidate in Social and Behavioral Sciences with a concentration in US Health and Justice.Her work is informed by her interests in progressive drug policy reform, advocating for harm reduction, and challenging ingrained stigma towards marginalized populations. With HRE USA, Winnie is looking forward to learning more about the activism being done to introduce critical human rights perspectives into our most important national conversations.