The Graduate Minor in Human Rights provides students enrolled in any graduate program, including professional schools, at the University of Minnesota, the opportunity to gain interdisciplinary expertise in the study of human rights laws and mechanisms. The program includes both classroom and field experience in international human rights issues and advocacy.
Each semester, the University of Minnesota offers a number of courses containing human rights content. Click here to view graduate level human rights courses.
|Name & Department|
Director of Graduate Studies and
Director of Human Rights Program
|Kathryn Sikkink (Emeritus)
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Sociology and Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change
|Fionnuala Ní Aoláin
Spanish & Portuguese
Political Science and Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Center for Human Resources and Labor Studies