Bill De La Rosa The Americas 2024

Bill De La Rosa is a JD/DPhil candidate at Yale Law School and Oxford University, where he researches the punitive development of U.S. immigration law and policy. In his spare time, Bill also serves as Co-Chair of Humanity in Action’s American Planning Board, providing guidance and support for admissions of new U.S. Fellows and Senior Fellow engagement. Before his doctoral studies, he worked for Stanford University, the Pima County Administrator’s Office, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Center for Law and Social Policy, the Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project, and a member of the U.S. Congress. Bill holds a dual Bachelor of Arts in Latin American Studies and Sociology with Honors from Bowdoin College and master’s degrees in Migration Studies with Merit and in Criminology and Criminal Justice with Distinction from Oxford University. He is a Gates Millennium Scholar, John Lewis Fellow, Truman Scholar, Marshall Scholar, Clarendon Scholar, and in 2016, was named the national Hispanic Scholar of the Year.