Bárbara Matias
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Bárbara graduated in May 2018 with an MA in Human Rights Studies and was the recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship. Her studies focused on forced displacement and migration. Her thesis on Portugal’s role in the European Refugee Crisis was among the first in the North American academy tackling this research topic. During her time at Columbia University, she was also awarded the GSAS Fall Award for academic merit and served as teaching assistant to the Department of Political Science’s undergraduate class on the Introduction of Human Rights.
Luiz Pecora
Thursday, October 17, 2019

After finalizing ISHR's Human Rights Studies Program and obtaining his Master's in 2018, Luiz Pecora joined Human Rights Watch's team in São Paulo, his hometown. As the Coordinator of the Brazil Office, he was responsible for assisting the Brazil Director with her advocacy effort in the country, while coordinating a wide range of activities of the organization locally.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights has recently launched a new Human Rights Research Fellowship. The fellowship will support faculty, conducting research related to human rights and will provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable research experience. ISHR will award up to three student research stipends in the amount of $1,500 in 2019-2020.

Marial Quezada
Monday, September 30, 2019

Marial Quezada graduated in May 2018 with her Master's from ISHR, where she concentrated in Indigenous Peoples' rights and Education.

Shibanee Sivanayagam
Thursday, September 12, 2019
ISHR congratulates Shibanee Sivanayagam on the upcoming launch of ADI MAGAZINE, a new quarterly literary journal on policy and global affairs. Shibanee is part of a small team led by Nimmi Gowrinathan that has been working to address the disconnect between the policy world and the populations who feel their impact most deeply.