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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
freyx001@umn.edu
Kathryn Sikkink
Political Science
sikkink@umn.edu
David Weissbrodt
Law
weiss001@umn.edu
Elizabeth Heger Boyle
Sociology
boyle014@umn.edu
Karen Brown
Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change
kbt@umn.edu
Katherine Fennelly
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
fenne007@umn.edu
Oren Gross
Law School
gross084@umn.edu
Helga Leitner
Geography
eqj6139@umn.edu
Dario Menanteau-Horta
Social Work
dmenante@umn.edu
Fionnuala Ní Aoláin
Law School
niaol002@umn.edu
Luis Ramos-Garcia
Spanish & Portuguese
laramosg@umn.edu

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