- Global Careers
Tiffany Basciano is the Associate Director and a Professorial Lecturer in the International Law and Organizations Program. As Associate Director, she has organized and led several international academic field trips to South and Southeast Asia, including India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Thailand, Cambodia, and Indonesia. Tiffany also directs the International Human Rights Clinic and is the lead coach for the SAIS International Criminal Court Moot Team.
She received her BA, cum laude, in Politics and History from New York University (May 2003), and her JD, with honors, from The George Washington University Law School (May 2007). While at GW Law, Tiffany attended the GW-Oxford Summer Program in International Human Rights Law (July 2005). She is also a member of the California Bar (April 2008).
Prior to joining the school, Tiffany interned at a consumer advocacy organization. She has additional work experience as: a legal intern in the Legislative & Correctional Issues Branch in the Office of General Counsel of the Federal Bureau of Prisons; a summer graduate intern with the New York City Law Department – Office of The Corporation Counsel - Family Court Division (Brooklyn); and a law clerk in a plaintiffs’ litigation firm.
Her academic interests include international human rights law and rule of law development. Most recently, Tiffany managed and contributed to the international human rights clinic report "Torn at the Seam: Migration, Deportations, and Humanitarian Concerns on the Island of Hispaniola" (May 2016).
Currently researching the situation of environmental human rights defenders protecting forestland with the 2016-2017 International Human Rights Clinic graduate students.