New Zealand

Gabrielle Armstrong-Scott

Gabrielle Armstrong-Scott

M.P.E. (Economics), Victoria University of Wellington
B.A. (School of Public and International Affairs), Princeton University

New Zealand | Harvard Kennedy School, Master in Public Administration

Gabrielle is a Graham T. Allison, Jr. Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School. Gabrielle is an international security specialist; her research currently focuses on Indo-Pacific geopolitics/geoeconomics and issues at the intersection of technology and national security. She previously served in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (New Zealand) and at the New Zealand Mission to the United Nations in New York.

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Mitchell East

Mitchell East

LLB (Hons) (1st class), University of Otago

New Zealand | Harvard Law School, LLM

At Harvard, Mitchell will focus on counter-terrorism law, the intersection between criminal law and human rights, and white-collar crime. Following the completion of his undergraduate studies, Mitchell worked as a Judge's Clerk at the Supreme Court of New Zealand. After which, he was a senior advisor to the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Terrorist Attack on Christchurch Mosques on 15 March 2019 and, as well, provided part-time assistance in rewriting New Zealand's Criminal Jury Trial Bench Book. He has also worked as a solicitor and junior prosecutor in New Zealand.

Olivia Klinkum

Olivia Klinkum

LLB (First Class Honours), University of Otago
B.A. in Politics and French, University of Otago

New Zealand | Harvard Law School, Master of Laws

Olivia's studies in the Master of Laws program will focus on human rights law, criminal justice, and international criminal law.  She is particularly interested in innovative interdisciplinary approaches to improving criminal justice outcomes.  Olivia started her career as a Judge's Clerk at New Zealand's Court of Appeal, and practiced in regulatory litigation and criminal prosecution.

Victor Li

Victor Li

Master of Business Administration from University of Cambridge, UK (2019-2020)
Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Princeton University, USA (2009-2013, cum laude)
Certificate in College Advising, Columbia University, USA (2021) and Postgraduate Certificate in Education from University of Waikato, New Zealand (2018)

New Zealand | Graduate School of Education, Master of Education in Learning Design, Innovation and Technology

Victor is an EdTech entrepreneur who is interested in creating systems and platforms that reduce information asymmetry and increase access to education. He has started and exited multiple education startups in the past decade. Currently, he is helping to grow the first STEM focused private high school in New Zealand - Wentworth Computer Science College. His main interests in research at Harvard include adaptive learning and mathematics education.