Current News at the Institute

Chinonye Alma Otuonye, M.A. 2017
Tuesday, March 28, 2017

ISHR congratulates Chinonye Alma Otuonye on her acceptance into the Cultural Anthropology PhD program at CUNY.

New Rightsviews article by Bárbara Matias
Monday, March 20, 2017

In a new Rightsviews article, graduate student Bárbara Matias examines the challenges and opportunities of the human rights field. Building on the discussion of panelists at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights' annual Career Panel, Matias explores how students can benefit from the insights of human rights practitioners in the field.

RightsViews blog by Professor Joseph Chuman
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

In a new RightsViews blog, Professor Joseph Chuman calls for a more robust enunciation of human rights in the face of rising illiberalism. Chuman asserts that respect for the dignity of human beings is the heart of the human rights program.

Maria Rohani, M.A. 2017
Friday, February 17, 2017

Maria Rohani is the co-founder of #BanThis, a national photo campaign in response to President Trump's "Muslim Ban". The campaign is a collection of portraits and stories of individuals across the United States and it aims to showcase the diversity of the immigrant experiences in America. See the campaign at www.banthisthecampaign.org. You can also participate by submitting your own story through the website!

By Marina Kumskova and Katie Krueger
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

By Marina Kumskova and Katie Krueger