Honduras Accompaniment Co-coordinator
Amy Argenal completed her doctorate in International and Multicultural Education at the University of San Francisco, where she also received her Master’s in the same area of study. She received her second Masters in Human Rights from Mahidol University in Thailand, where she continued to partner with human rights activists in South East Asia, through her doctorate research focusing on human rights activism in Myanmar. Amy served as the Director of Service Learning at Urban High School in San Francisco for eight years. She has taught at the University of San Francisco in the School of Education and the Master of Migration Studies as well as the Human Rights Studies minor at UC Davis. She is currently an Assistant Teaching Professor of Community-Engaged Research and Learning in the Sociology Department at the University of California Santa Cruz. In addition to her work, she engages in immigrant and refugee rights work and partners with local communities in Central America in their struggle to defend land and water.