Diana Horobets, Research Assistant and Outreach Coordinator
Diana Horobets is a transferred student from Ukraine who currently is a senior in the School of General Studies. Diana studies Human Rights with a particular focus on mass incarceration. She developed an interest in justice related issues after studying at community college. After transferring to Columbia she devoted her efforts toward researching the topic, which eventually brought her to teaching in Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn. Diana is also interested in human rights issues in foreign countries. As a member of Phi Theta Kappa, in May of 2018, she had a diplomatic trip to South Africa where she learned about current challenges in the country including violence against women and land appropriation without reparation. Before moving to America, Diana was a member of the student government in Sumy State University and was a part of a college dance team. Currently, she is interested in martial arts and snowboarding.