BBI welcomes Lisa Liu and Jamie Baker as summer research assistants

June 20, 2019

An important part of BBI's interdisciplinary approach is also educating the next generation of leaders. More than 200 students have made meaningful contributions to BBI, and have gained invaluable experience along the way. BBI offers internship and research assistant opportunities at its Syracuse, Atlanta, and Washington, D.C. offices. This summer we welcome two summer research assistants, Lisa Liu (Syracuse University College of Law, Juris Doctorate Candidate) and Jamie Baker (National Cathedral School, Washington DC).

Lisa LiuLisa Liu is a second-year student at Syracuse University College of Law. Before law school, Lisa attended Cornell University, and she is an alumna of the College of Arts and Sciences Class of 2015. Lisa has a Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences, and she has extensive experience in biological statistics and computational biology research. Upon graduation Lisa worked at a healthcare consulting firm, gaining significant experience in advanced analytics using patient pharmaceutical claims-level data.

Lisa joins the Burton Blatt Institute as a Research Assistant for Summer 2019. Lisa will assist Professor and Chairman of the Burton Blatt Institute Peter Blanck in editing his book, Disability Law and Policy, for the Concepts and Insights Series. Disability Law and Policy describes how the Americans with Disabilities Act provides a larger schematic for a substantive set of rules, regulations, and standards.

Jamie BakerJamie Baker joins the Burton Blatt Institute as a summer intern. She will be assisting with the Appellate Brief Legal Training project and transcribing meetings. Additionally, Jamie will work on communications and branding ideas for the Institute. 

Jamie is a 2018 graduate of the National Cathedral School in Washington DC, where she was involved in the student newspaper and varsity sports. Additionally, she volunteered with So Others Might Eat and Lift Me Up. After graduation she moved to Syracuse as part of a gap year. Jamie will next attend the University of Georgia in the class of 2023 where she plans to study media and entertainment.