Thomas Boswell is a first year Masters candidate of Global Policy Studies at the LBJ School of Public Affairs with research interests in migration, poverty, and international development.
Prior to attending the LBJ school, Thomas worked as a legal services specialist for unaccompanied minors at the American Bar Association’s South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Project (ProBAR). In this role, he provided Know Your Rights presentations and conducted legal screenings to unaccompanied migrant children housed in Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) shelters along the south Texas border. His other experiences include interning with the U.S. Department of State’s Foreign Service institute and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA). With IPA, he assisted in baseline data collection for an impact evaluation project in Paraguay.
Thomas holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas at Austin in Plan II Honors and Latin American Studies.