Isa Mirza

Senior Advisor - Washington, D.C.

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Isa Mirza advises governments, corporations, nonprofits, and advocacy coalitions on legislative and regulatory policies to advance human rights. To further these matters, he regularly represents clients before Congress, the Department of State, public policy centers, and the D.C. City Council. 

Isa’s work is focused on counseling clients in their efforts to better understand the implications of international human rights law and norms for their operations, and how to adopt and effectively implement emerging standards and best practices in human rights.

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  • University of Cambridge, M.Phil., Political Economy
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University, Yale Fox International Fellow
  • Yale University, B.A., Political Science


English, Spanish, Hindi, Urdu, Arabic

  • "The Long, Winding Path to Medicare Physician Payment Reform", (March 7,2014)
  • The Provision of Information Services in a New Political Economy: A Case Study from Hyderabad, India, Journal of Contemporary Asia 43(1): 148-172 (Winter 2013)
  • Looking at Research on Bt Cotton in Southern India, International Affairs Journal at UC Davis 4(2): 9-15 (Winter 2008)

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  • Yale Fox International Fellow, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2008-2009
  • U.S. State Department Critical Language Scholar of Arabic, Morocco, 2008


  • Chairman of the Board, The National Reentry Network for Returning Citizens
  • CoChair, The D.C. Reentry Task Force
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