Christopher Russell ’16 has won a U.S. Fulbright Student Program grant to work in Ukraine’s Ministry of Justice.
The opportunity comes through the Fulbright-Clinton Public Policy Fellowship program, which supports U.S. citizens serving in a partner government’s ministry or institution. As a Fulbright-Clinton Fellow, Russell will function in a special assistant role for a senior-level official. The fellowship also includes an independent academic study component.
Russell graduated with a dual-degree from University of Wisconsin Law School and the La Follette Institute of Public Affairs at UW-Madison in May. After receiving his bachelor's degree from UW-Green Bay, he served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ukraine, where he taught English at a secondary school. He later interned at a legal development nonprofit based in Kyiv.
Russell is one of 21 UW–Madison students who have been offered and accepted Fulbright U.S. Student Program Fellowships in 2016-17.
Submitted by Law School News on July 21, 2016