Current News at the Institute

By Jason Hung, guest blogger
Monday, September 25, 2017
Tim Wyman-McCarthy, M.A. 2016
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Congratulations to Tim Wyman-McCarthy, a 2016 Human Rights M.A. graduate, on beginning his PhD at the University of California, Berkeley, where he is studying in the Department of Rhetoric.

By Zina Precht-Rodriguez, Columbia College ’19
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
This summer, Columbia College student Zina Precht-Rodriguez participated in an eight-week international internship program sponsored by Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR). Her research interests include climate policy and intergenerational justice.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017

The University Human Rights Education in Myanmar Project at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights completed its fifth training in Myanmar at the end of July 2017.

Saranya Misra, M.A. 2014
Monday, August 21, 2017

Congratulations to 2014 graduate Saranya Misra, who was recently appointed as Communications Officer at UNICEF New York’s Division of Communications.

Saranya graduated from Columbia University with a Master’s Degree in Human Rights Studies in May 2014. Her thesis focused on Political Activism through Social Media, including a comparative analysis of the topic across the Middle East and North Africa, South Asia, and China.