2021 Human Rights Research Fellowship Recipients

Friday, June 4, 2021

ISHR launched a new fellowship opportunity - the Human Rights Research Fellowship - which provides funding to students who wish to gain valuable research experience, while supporting the work of Columbia faculty conducting human rights-related research. Human rights students across Columbia received a research fellowship to support faculty in the departments of Political Science (Barnard and Columbia), History (Barnard College), the Center on Sustainable Investment (Columbia Law School), Peace and Human Rights Education (Teachers College). 


2020-2021 Human Rights Research Fellows:


Alexia Cervello, HRSMA 

  • Supported project: Page Fortna, Government Abuse and Rebel Groups' Use of Terrorism. 

Mary Soledad Craig (Columbia College)

  • Supported project: Severine Auteserre, The Frontlines of Peace: An Insider's Guide to Changing the World

Luis Gasca Trivino (Columbia College)

  • Supported project: Felisa Tibbitts, Youth Activists and the Influence of Schooling

Toumai Kafri, MPA - SIPA 

  • Supported project: Lisa Sachs, Recognition of Autonomous Protocols and Community By-Laws in Latin America and Sub-Saharan Africa

Neha Sree Tadepalli  (HRSMA)

  • Supported project: Inga Winkler, Menstruation: A Matter of Human Rights. 

Naima Kane (General Studies)

  • Supported project: Premilla Nadasen, Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba, the Anti-Apartheid Movement and Transnational Black Solidarity. 

Abigail Taylor Edwards (General Studies)

  • Supported project: Lara Nettelfield, The New Humanitarians: The Volunteers of the Refugee “Crisis”.