Ruth Byrnes

Research Aide

Professional Biography

Before coming to the University of Denver for her graduate studies, Ruth served as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer in Morocco. She has professional experience with organizations such as Amnesty International and AmeriCorps. She currently Interns for a local nonprofit, Daya International, where she assists with strategic planning, program management, and data administration. Ruth is hoping to pursue a career in international peacebuilding and conflict resolution.


BA in Global Studies: Human Rights, Migration, and Social Movements with a Government and Public Policy, University of Arizona (Graduated 2015)

MA in International Human Rights, University of Denver, Josef Korbel School of International Studies (Expected Graduation 2022)