Molly Bodurtha is a J.D. Candidate at Columbia Law School, where she is a Public Interest and Public Service Fellow and a U.S.-Asia Institute Szymanski Rule of Law Fellow.
From 2019 to 2020, Molly was a Fulbright scholar in Cambodia, where she conducted research on the impact of foreign direct investment on rural communities and taught at the Royal University of Law and Economics. Before that, Molly worked at the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, where she helped design and facilitate exchanges and programs related to governance and law, including Congressional Staff and Member Delegations to China, the Diplomat Orientation Program for U.S.-based Chinese Diplomats, and three different U.S.-China Track-II Dialogues: on Economics, Rule of Law & Human Rights, and Maritime Affairs & International Law.
At Columbia, Molly serves as Co-President of the Columbia Society for International Law, Vice-President for the National Security Law Society, and as a staffer on the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law. She is pursuing internships at Human Rights First and Office of the Chief Counsel for International Commerce at the Department of Commerce.