Current News at the Institute

Now Available!
Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The Human Rights Advocates Program's 2017 Annual Program Report is now available.

By Graeme Reid
Friday, January 12, 2018
Thursday, January 11, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights welcomes Graeme Reid, director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender rights program at Human Rights Watch, to our faculty. Reid is an expert on LGBT rights who has conducted research, taught, and published extensively on gender, sexuality, LGBT issues, and HIV/AIDS. Reid is teaching ‘Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Human Rights’ at Columbia University in Spring 2018.

Shayna Halliwell, M.A. 2016
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

ISHR congratulates alumnus Shayna Halliwell on recently publishing a chapter in the book "Indigenous Peoples' Rights and Unreported Struggles: Conflict and Peace," which is a contribution of the Indigenous Peoples’ Rights Program to the Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Thursday, December 21, 2017

American NGO Coaltion for the International Criminal Court (AMICC) Convener John Washburn led a 9-member delegation to the December 4-14 annual meeting of the International Criminal Court's Assembly of States Parties. The delegates were students, NGO representatives, and senior faculty members from across the country.