Taylor currently attends the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and the Syracuse College of Law where she is completing an MA in International Relations and JD specializing in Counterterrorism Law. At the College of Law she is the RA for the Chief Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, David Crane. Taylor has supported several consulting projects for foreign governments, most recently providing a briefing to the Emir of Qatar on the Yemen conflict. She is also contributing to a forthcoming textbook on biometric law and policy. Regarding legal practice, she has represented torture victims from Turkey, Tanzania, Kenya, and Egypt with the World Organization Against Torture in Brussels. This added to her previous policy experience with the UN, Canadian Department of National Defence and the US State Department. Outside of school Taylor is a student athlete who utilizes sport as a development and peace building tool. Most notably she served as the first female hockey coach in Serbian history, helping to establish a national female hockey program in the country. She can be contacted at: t16lambert@gmail.com
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