Anna Crowe is a Lecturer on Law and the Associate Director of the HLS International Human Rights Clinic. She supervises students on projects focused on gender and armed conflict, the use of international trade restrictions on conventional arms and law enforcement equipment to prevent rights violations, and refugee rights, particularly rights to a legal identity and freedom of movement. She has developed and implemented projects with Amnesty International, the Norwegian Refugee Council, Control Arms, and Privacy International among others.
Before she joined the Clinic, Anna was a Legal Officer at Privacy International, a leading human rights organization that campaigns against unlawful communications surveillance across the globe. She also spent a year in Colombia as a Henigson Human Rights Fellow, working with the International Crisis Group in the field of transitional justice.
Anna is a graduate of Harvard Law School and an alumna of the International Human Rights Clinic. Prior to Harvard, Anna was a constitutional lawyer for the New Zealand government in the Crown Law Office and served at the New Zealand Supreme Court as a clerk to the Chief Justice. In addition to an LLM from Harvard Law School, she holds conjoint law and arts degrees from the University of Auckland.