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Human Rights Program

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Graduate Program

About the Graduate Minor/Concentration in Human Rights

The Graduate Minor/Concentration in Human Rights provides students in the Graduate School at the University, as well as professional students in the Humphrey Institute and the Law School and 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.

Human Rights Program Graduate Students

Each semester, the University of Minnesota offers a number of courses containing human rights content. These courses can be found at every level of undergraduate, graduate and professional programs and in a wide variety of disciplines.

Directory of Graduate Studies & Program Faculty

Name & Department Email
Barbara Frey
Director of Graduate Studies and
Director of Human Rights Program
Kathryn Sikkink
Political Science
David Weissbrodt
Elizabeth Heger Boyle
Karen Brown
Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change
Katherine Fennelly
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Oren Gross
Law School
Helga Leitner
Dario Menanteau-Horta
Social Work
Fionnuala Ní Aoláin
Law School
Luis Ramos-Garcia
Spanish & Portuguese

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