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Monday, October 2, 2023
The Institute for the Study of Human Rights (ISHR) is inviting faculty to submit proposals for the Human Rights Research Award.
The Human Rights Research Award supports Columbia University faculty conducting research related to human rights and will provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable experience. In the 2023-2024 academic year, ISHR will award a limited number of research stipends to students in the amount of $1,500.
Claudia Sachs
Thursday, September 28, 2023
Claudia Sachs, a human rights undergraduate student at the School of General Studies, recently published an op-ed in the Columbia Spectator titled “Why the courts can be a powerful place for students to take action on climate change.” 
Tuesday, September 5, 2023

The Institute for the Study of Human Rights is delighted to welcome three new lecturers joining us this academic year.

Monday, July 10, 2023
Della Maggio (she/her) was selected by Columbia University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences to be one of the 2023 awardees of the Dr. Devon T. Wade Mentorship, Service, and Advocacy Award. This prize is presented annually to a Master’s or doctoral student in any Arts and Sciences discipline who most exemplifies a commitment to community-building and mentoring as demonstrated by the late Dr. Devon T. Wade. 
Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Brooke Helmick (HRSMA, Class of 2023) was the Audience Choice winner at the GSAS MA SynThesis Competition. During the event, Brooke presented her research on how the rise of extremists and hate organizations affect social wellness. You can read more about the event here.