November 17, 2016—Rebecca Flynn, codirector of the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics, is one of several recipients of a 2016 Outstanding Employee Award, named this week by UO’s Human Resources Department. A friend of CSWS, she moderated last week’s panel at the CSWS Transformative Philanthropy Forum.
Rebecca Flynn joined the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics in 2011. She has deep experience in both law and politics, having been an organizer and staff member for numerous grassroots organizations, most recently Basic Rights Oregon and previously the ACLU, the Human Rights Campaign, Green Corps and the Endangered Species Coalition. Rebecca has a JD from Harvard Law School (2003) where she was editor of the Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review. After law school she clerked for Justice Robert D. (Skip) Durham at the Oregon Supreme Court and worked in the Oregon Department of Justice as general counsel to state natural resources agencies.