ISHR wishes to congratulate the winners of the 2024 Human Rights Thesis Competition

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

On April 25, eight graduate and undergraduate human rights students gathered on Zoom to participate in ISHR's annual Human Rights Thesis Competition. During the event, students took hundreds of hours of thesis research in the human rights discipline and transformed it into 5-minute presentations. The faculty judges were Joseph Slaughter, Mila Rosenthal, and Glenn Mitoma.

Mallory Springstead (Human Rights Studies M.A. '24)

Thesis Title: Human Rights Greenwashing: Understanding the Impact of Fast Fashion on Labor Rights 

Graduate Faculty Choice Winner
Olivia Bobrownicki (Barnard College, '24)
Thesis Title: It’s Time to Come Clean About Cooking Constructing Machine Learning Models for Welfare Targeting in South Africa to Predict Whether Households Use Clean or Dirty Cooking Fuel
Undergraduate Faculty Choice Winner 
Sophia Corbisiero (Human Rights Studies M.A. '24)
Thesis Title: Negotiating Palestinian-Israeli Peace through a Human-Rights Framework
Audience Choice Winner