Student, Fordham University School of Law
Preetha Chakrabarti is a third-year law student at Fordham University School of Law. She is a research assistant to Professor Robin Lenhardt whose work entails research on civil rights, race, and sexuality issues. Preetha is also a Notes and Articles Editor for the Fordham Environmental Law Review, a member of the Stein Scholars for the Public Interest program, and a Director of the Board of Student Advisors. During her time in law school, Preetha has worked with the Legal Aid Society (New York), the U.S. Attorney's Office (S.D.N.Y), NYCLU, and the law firm Crowell & Moring.
Preetha earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University, majoring in Classics and Biology. During college, Preetha was a radio Disc Jockey, and still very much enjoys listening to, and sharing, music today. She also received her Masters degree from Columbia University, Teachers College in Secondary Science Education, during which time she traveled to Japan with the Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund Program. Before coming to law school, Preetha taught Biology at a private school just outside of New York City, and most recently at a public school in Brooklyn, NY, where she served as a Middle School Biology teacher and Dean of Student Life.
After graduation, Preetha will be joining the law firm of Crowell & Moring in New York City.