The ISHR Human Rights Research Fellowship will provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable research experience, while supporting the work of Columbia faculty conducting human rights-related research.
Students who receive the Fellowship are expected to complete approximately 80-120 hours of research assistance during the academic year. The research opportunities selected for the 2020-2021 academic year are available below. ISHR will award one research stipend per opportunity in the amount of $1,500. Priority will be given to HRSMA and UHRP students.
Please find below the project titles and supervising faculty, click here
for full details on each of the projects.
- Project Title: The Frontlines of Peace: An Insider’s Guide to Changing the World
- Supervising Faculty: Severine Autesserre, Professor, Political Science, Barnard College
- Project Title: Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba, the Anti-Apartheid Movement and Transnational Black Solidarity
- Supervising Faculty: Premilla Nadasen, Professor of History, Barnard College
- Project Title: Recognition of Autonomous Protocols and Community By-Laws in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa
- Supervising Faculty: Lisa Sachs, Research Scholar in the Faculty of Law; Director, Center on Sustainable Investment
- Project Title: Menstruation: A Matter of Human Rights
- Supervising Faculty: Inga Winkler, Lecturer in the Discipline of Human Rights in the Department of Political Science