Maria Burnett is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2005. She graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Architecture and Urban Planning in 1998, after having spent her junior year at the University of Cape Town researching funding and design of low-income housing on the Cape Flats. She returned after graduation and spent another two years working on housing issues in Southern Africa. As an assistant researcher at Human Rights Watch Africa Division, Maria focused on human rights issues in West Africa.

Andrei Greenawalt is a member of the class of 2005 at Yale Law School. As an undergraduate at Princeton University, where he graduated in 1999 with a degree in Politics, he spent six months studying at the University of Cape Town and attended several hearings on the TRC. He has written a short paper on the standards for amnesty, and his undergraduate thesis examined the role of church leaders in ending apartheid. Before law school, he worked at the Association to Benefit Children in New York City and for Congressman Henry Waxman in Washington, D.C.