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Camila Bustos
Visiting Assistant Professor of Human Rights
Phone: (860) 297-2151 Office Location: Hansen Hall
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Trinity College faculty member since 2021
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J.D., Yale Law School
B.A., Brown Univ.

Camila Bustos is a graduate from Yale Law School, where she worked on immigrant rights and climate change issues. Prior to law school, Camila worked at Colombian-based NGO Dejusticia, where she focused on climate-induced displacement, business and human rights, and constraints on civil society around the world. Camila was also a plaintiff and part of a team who won a groundbreaking lawsuit against the Colombian government for failing to meet its deforestation targets. She has also worked at the Center for Climate Integrity, the Climate Litigation Network and EarthRights International. She is a 2019 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellow and a 2020 Switzer Fellow. Her writing has appeared in The Guardian, the Yale Journal of Law and Feminism, the ABA Human Rights Magazine, and the first legal casebook on Earth Law. Camila holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies and International Relations from Brown University. She speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese.