It’s our great pleasure today to welcome Emily Cumberland as a new IntLawGrrls contributor. Emily serves as the Publications Manager for the American Society of International Law (ASIL), primarily overseeing the American Journal of International Law. She also manages ASIL’s new electronic publication and blog AJIL Unbound. She joined ASIL in 2013.
Prior to joining ASIL, Emily was a Presidential Management Fellow with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of the General Counsel. She holds a juris doctor from the George Washington University Law School, where she was a legal fellow in the Small Business and Community Economic Development Legal Clinic and research assistant to constitutional law professor David Fontana.
Emily received her bachelor of arts, cum laude, from Georgetown University. Fluent in Spanish and proficient in Italian, she volunteered with Proyecto de Educación Alternativa Caminando Unidos while studying abroad in Cuernavaca, México and later studied abroad at Villa le Balze in Fiesole, Italy.
Emily’s introductory post discusses the launch of ASIL’s AJIL Unbound.