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.

Maria Holmblad, 2013
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Madeline Wolberg, 2013
Barnard College
Jennifer Monroe Zakaras, 2013
Mailman School of Public Health
Erika Ileto Catral, 2012
Teachers College
Giuliana Chamedes, 2012
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Elizabeth Fisher, 2012
Columbia College