Current News at the Institute

ISHR's Kristina Eberbach Contributes to New Amnesty Toolkit
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Amnesty International USA announced the release of a new toolkit for students and educators on human rights in national security. This free toolkit is intended to raise awareness among students ages 16-20 of the intersection of human rights and national security. Additionally, it is intended to increase participation among high school and college students in activism and advocacy around torture, surveillance, anti-Muslim hate, indefinite detention, and other common human rights violations associated with post-9/11 U.S.

Haley Zovickian, B.A. 2017
Monday, June 19, 2017

Haley Zovickian is a 2017 graduate of Columbia College with a double major in Human Rights and Political Science. Prior to graduating, Haley discussed her experience as a student in the Undergraduate Human Rights Program.

RightsViews article by Stephanie Ann Euber
Monday, June 5, 2017

In a new RightsViews article, alumni Stephanie Ann Euber questions the words we use to talk about women who have survived gender-based violence.

Gabriella Levy, B.A. 2017
Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Gabriella Levy is a senior majoring in Political Science with a double concentration in Human Rights and Hispanic Studies. She will also be initiated into Phi Beta Kappa, the national honor society, on May 16, 2017. Gabriella has been accepted into a Ph.D program in Political Science at Duke University.

A new paper by ISHR Instructor Daniella Ikawa
Monday, May 8, 2017

Daniela Ikawa, an instructor with ISHR, recently published a paper titled Building Pluralism Through Affirmative Action in Brazil: The Case for Education that examines changes in Brazil's national identity in regards to race and the resulting affirmative action programs. Read the brief description below: