Wednesday, October 26, 2022

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) is inviting faculty to submit proposals for the Human Rights Research Award.

The Human Rights Research Award supports Columbia University faculty conducting research related to human rights and will provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable experience. In the 2022-2023 academic year, ISHR will award a limited number of research stipends to students in the amount of $1,750.

Isabella (Izzy) Bohn
Tuesday, October 25, 2022

In which program are you enrolled and when is your expected graduation date?

Undergraduate Human Rights Major, graduating May 2023

Sunday, September 4, 2022

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights is delighted to announce two new lecturers joining us this academic year. 

Friday, May 20, 2022

On May 18, ISHR hosted a reception to celebrate the graduating classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022. Three student speakers were featured during the ceremony:

  • Meghana Bharadwaj, B.A. Human Rights, Columbia College, Class of 2020
  • Cordelia Drew, M.A. Human Rights Studies, Class of 2021
  • Shabnam Fayyaz, M.A. Human Rights Studies, Class of 2022
Congratulations to all the human rights graduates!
Monday, May 9, 2022

ISHR wishes to congratulate the winners of the 2022 Human Rights Thesis Competition. 

Maggie Wagner (left), HRSMA graduate

Thesis Title: Black Women’s Security and Barriers to Reporting Sexual Assault to Police: “It Couldn’t Be Any Worse of a System”