Tuesday, May 14, 2024

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University is looking for qualified human rights instructors to teach the following courses during the 2024-2025 academic year. Please note that these are part-time, adjunct appointments, with the possibility of continued teaching in subsequent semesters. 

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights congratulates the following human rights students who received departmental honors and prizes: 

Phi Beta Kappa Inductees 

Alisha Arshad, Columbia College

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 

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

On Tuesday, April 23rd, ISHR’s Executive Director, Professor Joseph Slaughter, was interviewed by Democracy Now!. “We have extremely robust rules for the protection of speech and protest on campus; we have an extremely robust system for protecting due process rights for students when they have violated or are accused of having violated those protections.

Sunday, April 21, 2024

21 April, 2024