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Suzan M. Pritchett
Co-Director, Center for International Human Rights Law & Advocacy
Visiting Professor of Law
B.A., Grinnell College (2001)
M.A., University of Sussex (UK) (2004), with distinction
J.D., University of Iowa (2008), with distinction
Tuesdays 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Thursdays 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Suzan Pritchett is a Visiting Professor at the University of Wyoming College of Law. Prior to coming to the College of Law, she worked in private practice representing clients in federal immigration matters and taught undergraduate courses in political science and international relations.
Professor Pritchett graduated with distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law, where she served as an editor for Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems and was the recipient of several public interest and human rights awards. After law school, she clerked for Immigration Judges Charles Pazar and Lawrence Burman through the Department of Justice Attorney General's Honors Program and for the judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, where she drafted appellate decisions in cases involving requests for asylum, withholding of removal, and relief under the Convention Against Torture.
Professor Pritchett holds a BA degree in Religious Studies with a concentration in Gender and Women’s Studies from Grinnell College and an MA with distinction in International Development from the University of Sussex in England. She has extensive experience in the areas of gender, asylum, and human rights law and has worked in the Africa Division of Human Rights Watch as a Cmiel Fellow and with the international NGOs Womankind Worldwide in London and Legal Momentum in New York.
Gender & the Law, Immigration Law, and the International Human Rights Practicum