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2023 Belgrade Centre for Human Rights Fellow

Awarded to U-M LSA undergraduate students to intern with the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights in Belgrade, Serbia.

Selin Baytan (she/her)
AB Political Science, AB French, Minor in Philosophy ‘24

Selin Baytan, a rising senior from New York, is double majoring in Political Science and French and minoring in Philosophy. On campus, she is the Co-President of UNICEF at the University of Michigan, the Co-Editor-In-Chief of the Michigan Journal of Political Science, and a Diplomacy Lab Researcher for the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM). Selin’s passion for advocating for social justice and human rights stems from her time since high school volunteering with Syrian refugees in Istanbul, where she was born. Selin has a passion for refugee affairs, world politics and languages, human rights advocacy, and international and refugee law. She hopes to combine these passions and pursue a legal career in the future to advocate for those who need it the most. Selin is thrilled to be working with the Belgrade Centre for Human Rights this summer as a fellow and is looking forward to her work on analyzing and advancing human rights around the world.