Kerri Matulis graduated from the Harriman Institute at Columbia University with a Master of Arts in Regional Studies-Russia, Eurasia and Eastern Europe in May of 2018. Her research focused on human rights, law, and the securitization of identity in the Soviet Union and Russia. While in graduate school, she held internships at Human Rights Watch and UNICEF. Following graduate school, Kerri worked as a Structured Products Analyst at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. She is currently a J.D. Candidate at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.