Loren Riesenfeld provides support to WOLA’s communications team. He graduated from American University with a BA in International Studies, concentrating in Global Governance and Latin America. He previously studied at the Univeridad Diego Portales in Santiago, Chile, where he also interned at the Chilean think tank Centro Democracia y Comunidad.
Prior to joining WOLA, Mr. Riesenfeld wrote about organized crime in the Americas for InSight Crime.
He was once an intern for the Latin America Working Group’s Border Justice program, where he advocated for more just policies towards migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.