Esul Burton

2019 Director's Fellow
ISPS 
Undergraduate Director's Fellow

Esul Burton

Title 
Yale College

Esul Burton is a junior majoring in Political Science. At Yale, her scholarship has concerned racial justice and civil rights, with a particular focus on the criminal justice system in the United States. She was formerly the legislative coordinator of the Yale College Democrats, where she advocated for legislation expanding youthful offender protections to defendants under the age of 21. During the academic year, Esul serves as a Dwight Hall Urban Fellow at the Connecticut Bail Fund, where she helps advocate for New Haven residents in pretrial and immigration detention, and conducts legal history research at Yale Law School

Discipline 
Political Science