Fr. Ted Said… Peacebuilding & Security: Tona Boyd ’03

Tona Boyd ’03, an attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, speaks as part of the Alumni Association’s Fr. Ted Said…Speaker Series unveiled at Reunion 2018. The series offers thought-provoking talks by ND faculty and alumni that explore the world’s most pressing problems and honor the legacy of Fr. Hesburgh.

Tona Boyd is a federal civil rights prosecutor at the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division in the Criminal Section. For the past eight years,
she has investigated and prosecuted complex criminal conspiracy cases involving police brutality and obstruction. In addition to official misconduct, Tona also specializes in federal hate crime and human trafficking matters. Before joining the Department of Justice through its Honors Program, she clerked for the Honorable Roger L. Gregory on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. She graduated from
Harvard Law School in 2009 and summa cum laude from Notre Dame in 2003 with a degree in Political Science and Spanish and a minor in Peace Studies.

June 2, 2018

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