Mark Templeton

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Mark Templeton "spent his fellowship year in Bangkok, Thailand, where he helped to establish a regional office for the New Delhi-based South Asia Human Rights Documentation Center (SAHRDC). During that time, he carried out a fact-finding trip to Pakistan and worked with grass-roots organizations in northeastern Thailand, representing fishers and farmers affected by development projects. He also published an article about human rights protections under the new Thai constitution and wrote a report on Indonesia’s National Human Rights Commission.

"After completing his fellowship year, Mark served as Special Assistant to Assistant U.S. Secretary of State Harold Koh. He was a member of the U.S. delegation to the 2001 U.N. Commission on Human Rights. Mark received an A.B. degree in Social Studies from Harvard College in 1994. A 1999 graduate of the Law School, Mark was a student director of the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic. He served as a research associate with the SAHRDC in Delhi during the summer between his first and second years of law school and published a summary of his broadcasting-reform research project. He has served as a consultant and author for Human Rights Watch and a consultant and editor for the Open Society Institute. While a consultant for McKinsey & Company, his clients included the U.N. Development Program’s Commission on the Private Sector and Development and leading biodiversity conservation organizations. He is now Associate Dean for Finance and Administration at the Law School." [1]

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  1. Fellows, Yale Law School, accessed August 6, 2009.