Nikki Nilwik


Nikki is a paralegal at Brandeis. She specializes in international climate change and human rights law and is passionate about the climate justice movement.

Nikki earned a master’s degree in international environmental law from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and a master’s degree in public international law from Utrecht University.

During her master’s at Edinburgh, Nikki was part of the Edinburgh International Justice Initiave. This is a student-run initiative that aims to strengthen institutions working for justice for victims of international crimes and the international justice system, by providing pro bono legal research. During this time, Nikki focused primarily on corporate due diligence and human rights violations.