Camilla Bober graduated from UNMA in Spring 2021. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Rutgers University in 2019 with a BA in Psychology and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies. Camilla’s primary interests are in human rights, democracy, sustainability, digital technology, economic empowerment, and development. She has both quantitative and qualitative research experience through her graduate and undergraduate education.
Camilla has held internship roles at the Rutgers Institute for Research on Women, PEN America, the International Labour Organization, and the International Rescue Committee. Camilla is the Graduate Student Assistant for the UNMA program for the 2020-2021 academic year and a UNMA Student Ambassador. She has also worked as a Research Assistant for UNMA Director Dr. Eric Davis.
Camilla completed the Rutgers University SAS Honors Program in May 2019, wrote an interdisciplinary honors thesis, and was designated as a Paul Robeson Scholar. As an undergraduate she was awarded the Henry Rutgers Scholar Award and the Eleanor Brilliant Award for Outstanding WGS Senior. Camilla is very interested in the nexus of science and policy as she was also a research assistant in a neuropsychology laboratory while an undergraduate.
Camilla’s extracurricular activities include assisting with a local mutual aid group and organizing with a youth climate action group. Camilla is bilingual in English and Polish and has basic knowledge of Spanish. She completed the “Spanish for Reading Knowledge” course offered to graduate students by the Rutgers School of Arts & Sciences as well.