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Tuesday, June 7, 2022

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University is looking for a qualified human rights instructor to teach the following course during the 2022-2023 academic year, with the possibility of continued teaching in subsequent semesters. Please note that this is a part-time, adjunct appointment. 

Della Maggio
Thursday, June 2, 2022

Della Maggio shares her experience as a student in the Human Rights Studies M.A. Program so far.

In which program are you enrolled and when is your expected graduation date?

Marvelous Maeze
Thursday, May 26, 2022

Marvelous Maeze shares her experience as a student in the Human Rights Studies M.A. Program so far.

In which program are you enrolled and when is your expected graduation date?

MA in Human Rights Studies, Fall 2022

Friday, May 20, 2022

On May 18, ISHR hosted a reception to celebrate the graduating classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022. Three student speakers were featured during the ceremony:

  • Meghana Bharadwaj, B.A. Human Rights, Columbia College, Class of 2020
  • Cordelia Drew, M.A. Human Rights Studies, Class of 2021
  • Shabnam Fayyaz, M.A. Human Rights Studies, Class of 2022
Congratulations to all the human rights graduates!
Monday, May 9, 2022

ISHR wishes to congratulate the winners of the 2022 Human Rights Thesis Competition. 

Maggie Wagner (left), HRSMA graduate

Thesis Title: Black Women’s Security and Barriers to Reporting Sexual Assault to Police: “It Couldn’t Be Any Worse of a System”

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