Talk to a current student! The best way to learn about being a student at Northeastern University School of Law is to talk to someone who is already walking the walk. Our Student Ambassadors are happy to answer your questions about life at Northeastern.


Aylin Corapcioglu '19

E-mail: corapcioglu.a@husky.neu.edu
Hometown: Lousiville, Colorado
Undergraduate College: Providence College
Undergraduate Major(s): Global Studies; Spanish
Areas of Legal Interest: International Human Rights/Business
NUSL Activities: Women's Law Caucus, International Law Society 
Hobbies: Horseback riding (Dressage, specifically), cooking, and anything that is outside!
My favorite thing about NUSL is… is the support that I have found in both my classmates and my professors. NUSL is a truly collaborative environment and we all work together so that we can all succeed.

Connor Crowley ’18

E-mail: crowley.co@husky.neu.edu
Hometown: Milford, New Hampshire
Undergraduate College: University of Rochester
Undergraduate Major(s): Philosophy; Political Science
Areas of Legal Interest: Health Law, Constitutional Law
Hobbies: Reading, running, watching sports, playing video games (albeit rarely), binging on Netflix (too frequently)
My favorite thing about NUSL is … the supportive atmosphere around the campus. You can tell that everyone who works at NUSL cares about the students and wants them to succeed.

Ethan Dowling '19

E-mail: dowling.e@husky.neu.edu
Hometown: Dodgeville, Wisconsin
Undergraduate College: University of Wisconsin
Undergraduate Major(s): Finance, Investment & Banking; Marketing
Areas of Legal Interest: Corporate, Securities and Business Law, LGBT Rights
NUSL Activities: Surviving 1L intact and keeping an open mind for future engagements!
Co-op(s): Masschusetts District Court (Worcester, MA), US Attorney's Office, Civil Division (Boston, MA)
Hobbies: Reading, running 5Ks, finding hidden restaurant gems
My favorite thing about NUSL is… the community and spirit of learning. I could have gone to a corporate, business-focused law school, but instead chose NUSL for an ability to open my mind to concepts that other schools don't put much emphasis on. The Social Justice aspect of the community at Northeastern is unparalleled; that, combined with the opportunity to practice in areas I wouldn't have otherwise considered through co-op, is my favorite thing about NUSL.

Amanda Ghannam '18

Email: ghannam.am@husky.neu.edu
Hometown: Livonia, Michigan
Undergraduate College: University of Michigan-Dearborn
Undergraduate Major(s): Political Science/Sociology
Areas of Legal Interest: Labor & Employment, Civil Rights & Liberties, Constitutional Law, Immigration Law
NUSL Activities: National Lawyers Guild, Multicultural Law Students Association, Research Assistant for Prof. Russell, Student Bar Association, Constitutional Law Teaching Assistant
Co-op(s): Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (Boston, MA), US District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (Detroit, MI), Sandulli Grace, P.C. (Boston, MA)
Hobbies: Cooking, yoga
My favorite thing about NUSL is … having a supportive network of progressive students & faculty and having room to experiment with practicing different areas of law via the 4 co-ops.

Stefanie Gonzales '19

E-mail: gonzales.s@husky.neu.edu
Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina
Undergraduate College: Appalachian State University
Undergraduate Major(s): Psychology
Areas of Legal Interest: Criminal Law, Immigration, Civil Rights
NUSL Activities: Latino Law Student Association, Admissions Committee, Softball Team
Hobbies: Cooking, hiking, biking, going to baseball games, seeing live music
My favorite thing about NUSL is … the incredibly supportive faculty and the students! It truly is a cooperative learning environment.

Megan Hiserodt '19

E-mail: hiserodt.m@husky.neu.edu
Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts
Undergraduate College: Boston University
Undergraduate Major(s): Psychology; Political Science
Areas of Legal Interest: Criminal Justice, Government, Policy
Hobbies: Baking, cooking, hiking
My favorite thing about NUSL is… that everyone is so friendly and the sense of community makes it a very welcoming place!

Miranda Jang '19

Email: jang.mi@husky.neu.edu
Hometown: Naugatuck, Connecticut
Undergraduate College: University of Connecticut
Undergraduate Major(s): Psychology (research specific), Criminal Justice Concentration
Areas of Legal Interest: Intellectual Property and Health Law
NUSL Activities: Social Justice Project on Workers' Compensation, Women's Law Caucaus, Student Bar Association, Intellectual Property Society, Health Law Society, Domestic Violence Institute: Legal Assistance for Victims Program
Hobbies: Jogging outdoors, tennis, cooking, trying different types of coffee (Boston's great for this), and scanning the internet to find out what's new today!
My favorite thing about NUSL is ... that the faculty does everything they can to make our experience at NUSL challenging and equally as rewarding. We are also provided with the tools we need to be successful. We have frequent professional events that allow us to learn and network in preparation for internships/co-ops/jobs, and NUSL's staff ensures students have a full year of work experience prior to graduation. In a world where employers want recent graduates to acquire as much real work experience as possible, I'm confident NUSL does a phenomenal job of making our law school experience very competitive.

Eugene Kim '19

E-mail: kim.eugen@husky.neu.edu
Hometown: Chino Hills, California
Undergraduate College: University of California, Irvine
Undergraduate Major(s): Criminology, Law and Society; Political Science
Areas of Legal Interest: Juvenile Justice, Criminal Law
NUSL Activities: Asian Pacific American Law Students Association
Hobbies: Basketball, backgammon, reading (not casebooks), cooking, watching stand-up comedy and baseball
My favorite thing about NUSL is… the faculty members. They are not only supportive and accessible, but they also foster the school's diversity and non-traditional inquiries to the law.

Misha Leister ’18

E-mail: misha.leister@hotmail.com   
Hometown: Boston, Massachusetts
Undergraduate College: Suffolk University
Undergraduate Major(s): Political Science Minor in Applied Legal Studies
Areas of Legal Interest: Contracts and Entertainment Law
NUSL Activities: Sports and Entertainment Law Society
Hobbies: Travel, reading, film, dancing, astronomy
My favorite thing about NUSL is … the cooperative nature of the students and the faculty of NUSL! 

Taylor Lovejoy '19

E-mail: lovejoy.t@husky.neu.edu
Hometown: Sunrise, Florida
Undergraduate College: Florida State University
Undergraduate Major(s): Political Science; Psychology
Areas of Legal Interest: Constitutional Law, Legal Policy, Administrative Law, First Amendment Law
NUSL Activities: Student Bar Association
Hobbies: Football (specifically anything involving the Patriots franchise), pet ownership (I have two rabbits), cross-country running, political advocacy and politics in general
My favorite thing about NUSL is … the inclusiveness of the student body, everyone here really is out to help you be the best law student you can be. The support of the faculty is also substantial and has made a big impact on me already, even after such a short time.

Siri Nelson '19

E-mail: nelson.s@husky.neu.edu
Hometown: Bronx, New York
Undergraduate College: The College of New Rochelle
Undergraduate Major(s): Social Sciences
Areas of Legal Interest: Public Interest, Human Rights, IP
NUSL Activities: Black Law Students Association
Hobbies: Excersize, watching documentaries, eating at restaurants, lectures and concerts
My favorite thing about NUSL is … the faculty. The quality of teaching here is amazing. Also, the Marino Center (Northeastern's awesome fitness facility) and the fact that we are close to some great cultural institutions.

Keith Nemeth '19

E-mail: nemeth.k@husky.neu.edu
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Undergraduate College: Mercyhurst College
Undergraduate Major(s): Intelligence Studies & Russian Studies
Graduate School/Degree: Boston College/MA in Political Science: Focus in Islamic Political Theory
Areas of Legal Interest: Corporate, Securities and Business Law
NUSL Activities: Law Review, Student Bar Association, Veterans Law Society, American Constitution Society, IRAP
Co-op(s): Judicial Intern (Boston)
Hobbies: Playing piano, painting, and trampoline parks
My favorite thing about NUSL is … it is such a nurturing environment to foster your legal career.

Fabiola Olvera Benitez '19

E-mail: olverabenitez.f@husky.neu.edu
Hometown: Pawtucket, Rhode Island
Undergraduate College: Rhode Island College
Undergraduate Major(s): Justice Studies & Sociology
Areas of Legal Interest: Immigration Law, Criminal Law
NUSL Activities: Latin American Law Student Association, Admissions Committee, Hindu Law Student Association
Co-op(s):Rhode Island Center for Justice (Rhode Island)
Hobbies: Reading, watching documentaries, trying new food places
My favorite thing about NUSL is … the support from professors, CCOPA staff, and the collaborative atmosphere among students.

Russell Paul ’18

E-mail: paul.ru@husky.neu.edu
Hometown: West Hartford, Connecticut
Undergraduate College: University of Connecticut
Undergraduate Major(s): History with a concentration in Indian History
Areas of Legal Interest: Constitutional Law, Education, Law and Economic Development
Co-op(s): Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice (Boston, MA)
Hobbies: Reading, playing video games, and taking care of rebellious yet lovable rescue dog named Elvis
My favorite thing about NUSL is … the welcoming and inclusive environment.

Erica Rasquinha ’19

E-mail: rasquinha.e@husky.neu.edu
Hometown: Denver, Colorado
Undergraduate College: University of Denver
Undergraduate Major(s):Political Science
Areas of Legal Interest: International and Immigration Law
NUSL Activities: Student Bar Association, South Asian Bar Association, South Asian Law Student Association, IRAP
Co-op(s): Cameron Law Offices (East Boston, MA), US Attorney's Office, Civil Division (Boston, MA)
Hobbies: Singing, yoga, trying different cuisines from around the world
My favorite thing about NUSL is … the wide range of interests across our passionate faculty as well as their love for teaching.

Richard Raya '19

Email: raya.r@husky.neu.edu
Hometown: Berkeley, California
Undergraduate College: Macalester College
Undergraduate Major(s): American Studies
Areas of Legal Interest: Criminal Defense, Restorative Justice, Juvenile Justice
NUSL Activities: Latino American Law Students Association, National Lawyers Guild, How To Get It Done
Co-op(s): National Center for Youth Law (Oakland, CA)
Hobbies: Martial arts, comedy (stand-up and sketch)
My favorite thing about NUSL is … the passionate and idealistic students!

Fernando Rodriguez-Diaz ’19

E-mail: rodriguez-diaz@husky.neu.edu
Hometown: Mexico City, Mexico
Undergraduate College: Suffolk University
Undergraduate Major(s):Philosophy
Areas of Legal Interest: Constitutional Law, Contracts, and Immigration
NUSL Activities: Student Bar Association, Latin American Law Students Association
Hobbies: Philosophy, working out, talking with my professors
My favorite thing about NUSL is … its co-op system and the people that teach and work here.

Stacey Sigal '18

Email: sigal.s@husky.neu.edu
Hometown: Cromwell, Connecticut
Undergraduate College: Dickinson College
Undergraduate Major(s): Law & Policy
Areas of Legal Interest: Labor & Employment, Business Law, Consumer Law
NUSL Activities: Student Bar Association, Women's Law Caucus, Northeastern Employment Labor Law Society
Co-op(s): D.C. Superior Court (Washington, DC), Federal Labor Relations Authority Office of General Counsel (Boston, MA), Laborer's International Union of North America (Washington, DC)
Hobbies: Event planning, golf, traveling
My favorite thing about NUSL is … being able to try different areas of law with 4 co-ops, instead of just summer internships!

Kate Tucker ’19

E-mail: tucker.k@husky.neu.edu
Hometown: Sacramento, California
Undergraduate College: Santa Clara University
Undergraduate Major(s): Communication; Political Science
Areas of Legal Interest: Public Policy, Civil Rights
NUSL Activities: IRAP, Women's Law Caucus, Human Rights Caucus, Domestic Violence Institute
Hobbies: Hiking, reading, traveling, yoga
My favorite thing about NUSL is… the ability to explore all of your interests and the devotion to social justice in all aspects of your education!