Essay Contest Winners

Winners of the Essay Contest, along with other selected participants, are invited to present their papers during the Human Rights Essay Colloquium. The colloquium, which takes place each spring semester, is an opportunity for students to present human rights papers and engage in open and lively discussion with other students and faculty members.

View all past Essay Contest winners below. Click on the winner to see their paper abstract.


Sarah Gunther, 2014
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Hal Levy
Hal Levy, 2014
School of General Studies
Meghna Mukherjee
Meghna Mukherjee, 2014
Columbia College
Nadya Ali, 2013
Barnard College
Maria Holmblad, 2013
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Madeline Wolberg, 2013
Barnard College