Jameel Jaffer ’90
Industry: Civil liberties
The founding director of Columbia University’s Knight First Amendment Institute; former deputy legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and former director of its Center for Democracy.
On UCC’s Impact: “I thought they were exceptional teachers at the time and I am even more sure of it today. It’s been more than 20 years but I still remember specific conversations that I had with each of them.”