Emily Frydrych

Emily Frydrych

Social & Behavioral Science Instructor

Education & Background:

  • Master of Arts – University of Chicago (Social Science)
  • Bachelor of Arts – University of Michigan

Emily Frydrych has been providing counseling services internationally for almost 10 years at such venues as the Centre for Victims of Torture in Nepal, the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center, and has taught at Temple Keneseth Israel (Los Angeles).

Courses Taught:

  • Abnormal Psychology (GS109)
  • Sociology: Violence in the American Family (GS207)
  • Human Relationships: Conflict & Communication (GS150)


  • Woman’s Law Association of LA Grant Recipient
  • Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal Scholarship
  • Public Interest Law Fellowship
  • Post Graduate Human Rights Program Fellowship
  • University of Chicago Graduate Study Fellowship


  • Access to Fair Trial and Justice in Nepal’s Police Detention Centers (Advocacy Forum)
  • Speaking Out: Responding to Anti-LGBT Bias in the Workplace (Women’s Law Association of Los Angeles)
  • Domestic Violence and Prisoner Abuse: Replicating Cycles of Violence in Michigan’s Women’s Prisons (University of Chicago Thesis)

Additional Information:


  • Monitoring the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003
  • LGBT Human Rights and Prison Rape
  • Breaking the Silence of Sexual Violence Against Women in Prison