Irina Tsukerman

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Industry Law
Occupation Causing Trouble
Location Brooklyn, New York, United States
Introduction Mapkana, Inc. Executive Director Irina Tsukerman received her B.A. in International/Intercultural Studies and Middle East Studies from Fordham University in 2006, and J.D. with a focus on National Security from Fordham University School of Law in 2009, where she helped found, and later ran the local chapter of the National Security and Law Society. She specializes in human rights and security issues. From 2014-2015, she served as American Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division’s National and Homeland Security Committee Vice Chair. She also published an essay on cybersecurity with the EastWest Institute and a paper on Russia's intelligence influence on Iranian propaganda with the George Mason University, which she presented at the Conference on Character Assassination and Reputational Politics. Irina is a native Russian speaker and is fluent in Spanish, and her other passions include peace-building, public diplomacy, and international law.
Interests Israel, Jewish issues, Law, International Affairs, pro-Israel activism, Reading, Writing, Art, History, Music, Movies, Exploring, People, Psychology, Philosophy, Theology, Theater, Traveling, Exotic Food, weapons, war, Foreign Languages, Animals, Politics, Economics, Weirdness, Evil
Favorite Movies Big Fish, Dogville, Dangerous Liaisons, Once Upon a Time in America, Schindler's List, Ghost, Gone With the Wind, A Streetcar Named Desire, The Mirror, Life is Beautiful, Emma, The Graduate, A Clockwork Orange, The Groundhog Day, The Talented Mr.Ripley, The Silence of the Lambs, Dancer in the Dark, Boys Don't Cry, The Double Life of Veronique, Blue, Oldboy
Favorite Music Classical, jazz, The Beatles, oldies, foreign pop (usually from the 80s), ABBA, BoneyM, Ennio Morricone
Favorite Books Lord of the Rings, Roads to Freedom, The Sound and the Fury, The Master and Margarita, War and Peace, Dostoyevski, Faust, Steppenwolf, Castaneda, A Clockwork Orange, Vanity Fair, Atlas Shrugged, The Crying of Lot 49, A Brave New World, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Cat's Cradle, A catcher in the Rye, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, Borges, Fowles, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Immortality, The Stranger, The Immoralist