Claret Vargas is a researcher and Director of Internationalization at Dejusticia. Before joining Dejusticia, she was executive director at the Stanford Human Rights Center, at Stanford Law School, where she now serves as lecturer in law. She received a B.A. in Social Studies, and an MA and PhD in Latin American Literature from Harvard University, and a JD from Harvard Law School.
Claret works on Alien Tort Statute litigation and was previously a class action litigator for employees’ rights in state and federal courts in the U.S.
Her research and advocacy areas include the inter-American human rights system, environmental justice, climate change, and business and human rights. She also works on the development of human rights teaching and innovation platforms. Her earlier publications and representative cases can be found here.