The Fletcher Initiative on Religion, Law, and Diplomacy is headed by Dr. Elizabeth Prodromou and supported by a team of graduate students who organize the annual fall conference and Spring Speaker Series.
Current Student Leadership
Chair: Lark Escobar
Lark S. Escobar is a second-year Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy candidate at The Fletcher School. She is both an international educator and student scholar, interested in genocide prevention, cultural memory, religious heritage, human rights, international law, terrorism studies, and human security in MENA, Central Asia, and South Asia.
Her religious ethnographies foci include Yezidi, Sikh, and Indian Kashmiri minority populations. She has taught in seven countries in higher education contexts, including creating and implementing an American English & Culture degree at the National Military Academy of Afghanistan where she was an Academic, Gender, and Culture Advisor, heading the English department for NATO headquarters and designing and conducting university faculty professional developing and secondary educator training throughout the Middle East.
Lark also holds a dual Master’s degree in International Education & ESL, as well as bachelors degrees in English language & literature education, Middle East studies, Arabic language & culture, and psychology.