Brown Social Science Center, 311
DegreesBoston University, J.D.
Cornell University, B.S.
ExpertiseAttorney. Conflict resolution. Legislative advocacy at the state level. Represented vulnerable populations in such areas as, criminal law, discrimination of individuals with disabilities, and child welfare. Co-lead Brandeis Summer in The Hague.
ProfileMelissa Stimell is a Professor of the Practice in the Legal Studies Program at Brandeis University. She is the director of the internship programs for the Legal Studies Program and chair of the Program in Social Justice and Social Policy. She currently teaches Advocacy for Policy Change, Conflict Analysis and Intervention, Brandeis Summer in The Hague, and the seminars accompanying the internship programs. She received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University and her law degree from Boston University School of Law. She has been a public interest attorney for over 30 years, focusing on the representation of vulnerable populations in such areas as, criminal law, discrimination of individuals with disabilities, and child welfare.
|LGLS||89a||Law and Society Internship and Seminar|
|LGLS||130a||Conflict Analysis and Intervention|
|LGLS||161b||Advocacy for Policy Change|
|SJSP||89a||Social Justice, Social Policy Internship|
Awards and Honors
Brandeis University Experiential Learning Grant (2010)
Brandeis University Experiential Learning Grant (2009)
Davis Fellowship in Experiential Learning (2006)