Bailey R. Ulbricht

Bailey Ulbricht

Bailey R. Ulbricht


Bailey Ulbricht (@b_ulbricht) is a second-year law student at Stanford Law School, where she focuses on international humanitarian law, human rights law, and U.S. foreign policy.

Before coming to Stanford, Bailey received two Masters’ degrees in Islamic Law and Islamic Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London, where she was a Marshall Scholar. She focused on apostasy and the Islamic laws of war among non-State jihadist groups in Syria, publishing some of her legal research together with counter-terrorism policy recommendations in The Middle East Journal.

Prior to studying at SOAS she spent a year in Turkey on a Fulbright teaching English and six months on the Turkish-Syrian border, where she worked as a humanitarian education worker with refugee communities, through which she was awarded a Davis Peace Grant.

She is the founder and current board chair of Paper Airplanes, a nonprofit providing remote language and coding instruction to refugees and people affected by conflict.

Bailey received her B.A. in International Relations from Carleton College.

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