Student Assistants and Interns

Unfortunately, the Anne Braden Institute will not be offering any funded Graduate Assistant positions for the 2024-2025 academic year. However, if you are interested in Student Intern opportunities please reach out to us at

Philile Dlamini (Fall 2023- present)

Philile Dlamini is a Master of Arts student in the department of Political Science. She graduated from the University of Pretoria with a bachelor's degree in political science and international relations. Philile's passion for social justice brought her to the ABI along with her experiences at The Nelson Mandela Foundation and CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation.

Previous Graduate Assistants and Interns

Emmanuel Kumah (Fall 2023)

Laura Rodriguez-Figueredo (Fall 2022- Spring 2023) 

Barbie Johns (Fall 2021–Spring 2023)

Benjamin Harlan (Summer 2021–Fall 2021)

Flora Schildknecht (Fall 2021)

Alexis Crook (2018–2019)

Jerika Jones (2018–2019)

Lizz Perkins (2018–2019)

Tara Sexton (2018–2019)

Amber Seay (2017–2018)

Laura Valentine (2017–2018)

Kelly Weaver (2016–2018)

Undergraduate Interns and Work-Study Students (Past and Present)

Logan Muse (2016–present)

Cayenne Campbell (2014–2016)

Amina Ahmed (2010–2014)

Katy Campbell (2012–2013)

Stephanie Kaufman (2012–2013)

Makayla Moore (2012–2013)

Carissa House-Dunphy (2009–2012)

Raven Darko-Mensah (2010–2011)

Jenna Williams (2009–2010)

Toma Lynn Smith (2008–2009)

Adam Elmaghraby (2007–2008)

Robert Bell (2006–2007)