Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Costs of War

Elisa Epstein

Law Student, Advocacy Officer

Elisa Epstein is currently a law student at the University of Chicago. Until August 2021, she was the Washington Advocacy Officer at Human Rights Watch where she conducted advocacy with the US government on national security and foreign policy. Prior to that, she worked at the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy, and held internships with the Department of Defense and other organizations. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from the University of Chicago.

Areas of Interest: National Security, Foreign Policy, Torture, Human Rights