Junior Officer, Human Rights Research & Policy

Skylar Davidson serves as AFI’s Junior Officer, Human Rights Research & Policy, providing support for AFI’s programs and projects, operations, development, and communications. As an ardent advocate of artistic freedom, accessibility, and creation, Skylar is passionate about human rights and the arts, culminating in her academic, professional, and personal aspirations at the intersection of both arenas.

In addition to her lifelong dedication to the arts as a performer and storyteller, Ms. Davidson has worked as a research assistant in UC Berkeley’s Political Science Department and engaged in research support for UC Berkeley’s Human Rights Center’s Digital Investigations Lab. She also completed a Legal Studies Honors Thesis study, “Conceptualizing Terrorism Beyond Law and Policy: American Perceptions of Terrorism and Terrorists in a Post-9/11 World.”

Ms. Davidson joined AFI following her graduation from the University of California, Berkeley, where she received her BAs in Global Studies (functional concentration in Peace and Conflict, regional concentration in the Middle East and North Africa) and Legal Studies.