Monday, February 20, 2023
Susanne (Susy) Prochazka is a Human Rights Studies M.A. Alum. She graduated in February 2023. During her time at Columbia, Susy concentrated her studies on the role of human rights and development in maintaining international peace. She was awarded the Davis Fellowship in 2020, a merit award funded by a $10 million bequest from the late Kathryn Wasserman Davis, 1931 Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
Fathia Fairuza
Thursday, February 9, 2023
Fathia Fairuza shares her experience as a student in the Human Rights Studies M.A. Program so far. 
What is your research focus? What drew you to this particular issue/set of issues?
Monday, February 6, 2023

ISHR congratulates the 2022 Human Rights Research Award recipients: Akosua Akuoko, Giulia Campos, and Stephanie Starzynski. This award allows students to gain valuable research experience while supporting the work of Columbia faculty conducting human rights-related research.  

Akosua Akuoko

Wednesday, February 1, 2023

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 Summer 2023 term, with the possibility of continued teaching in subsequent semesters. 

Friday, December 16, 2022

ISHR is pleased to announce the 2023 Human Rights Essay Contest. The contest aims to encourage and acknowledge students who have written exceptional academic papers that address issues related to human rights. Cash prizes will be awarded to two graduate students and to two undergraduate students. Contest winners, along with other selected participants, may be invited to present their essay at an ISHR event.