Alumni News at the Institute

Monday, March 16, 2020

Amir Ashour, a Master in Human Rights graduate from Columbia University, is the Founder and Executive Director of IraQueer, Iraq’s first national LGBT+ organization. Founded in 2015, IraQueer has reached one million people offline and online through working on advocacy, education, and providing direct services like safe housing and medical services.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Madison Bailey recently completed her M.A. in Human Rights Studies. In September 2019, while in her last semester, Madison started her career at UN Women as an Intern for the Resource Mobilization for Private Sector Engagement within the Strategic Partnerships Division, where she worked on the portfolios of Foundations and High Networth Individuals. In December, she transitioned to the Partner Intelligence, Visibility & Analysis (PIVA) team where she assisted in the production of Regular Resources Report- Data and Case Studies from 2018.
Thursday, February 6, 2020
The Institute for the Study of Human Rights congratulates Human Rights graduate Shireen Jalali-Yazdi on winning the Audre Rapoport Prize for Scholarship on Gender and Human Rights for her paper “Colonized Masculinities and Feminicide in the United States: How Conditions of Coloniality Socialize Feminicidal Men”. The Audre Ra
Neil Thivalapill
Wednesday, November 7, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights congratulates Human Rights graduate Neil Thivalapill on winning the 2018 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Human Rights Coalition’s annual student essay competition.

Eliana Kanefield
Thursday, March 22, 2018

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights congratulates undergraduate alumnus Eliana Kanefield on receiving a Fulbright Scholarship to teach English at a university in Argentina. She will also be working at a local NGO focused on women’s rights.