Alexandra Zetes is a Senior Staff Attorney at IRAP’s office in Lebanon. Prior to joining IRAP, Alexandra was the Global Advocacy & Policy Manager at the Refugee Solidarity Network, where she engaged in research, and developed and managed the organization’s advocacy strategy. Alexandra’s previous work includes fellowships at the Vance Center for International Justice and NYU School of Law’s Global Justice Clinic, and she has worked on refugee issues in South Africa, Turkey, Mexico and Bangladesh. Among other activities during law school, Alexandra led IRAP’s NYU student chapter.
Alexandra holds a J.D. for New York University School of Law, and a dual B.A. in Political Science and Psychology, magna cum laude from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Alexandra has published on the topics of transitional justice, extraordinary rendition, mental and emotional well-being among human rights professionals, and refugee protection. She speaks English, German, Spanish, and French. Outside of work, Alexandra is the co-founder of a social and professional development group for human rights professionals based in NYC.
Alexandra is admitted to practice law in the state of New York.