Emma Kaufman
Student, Columbia College

Emma Kaufman participated in the World Leaders Forum panel, Emerging Leaders: Students Making an Impact, in April 2008.

Raised in Carlisle, PA, Emma Kaufman will graduate with a double major in Philosophy and Gender Studies. Emma serves as editor-in-chief of the Columbia Journal of Literary Criticism, founded a volunteer program in Harlem, and competed on Columbia's nationally-ranked mock trial team. Committed to exploring the relationship between gender and justice, she has worked at the Legal Aid Society, the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office, the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States and Planned Parenthood. A 2007 Guggenheim Fellow, Emma interviews inmates and advocates for prison reform with the Correctional Association of New York. In November, Emma was awarded a Marshall Scholarship for two years of study in the United Kingdom. She will read for an M.Phil in Criminology at the University of Oxford.



Participated In

Emerging Leaders: Students Making an Impact

Date: April 16, 2008 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: Low Memorial Library
Description: A panel discussion on student leadership with Columbia University students moderated by President Lee C. Bollinger.