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.
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.
|Name & Department|
Director of Graduate Studies and
Director of Human Rights Program
|Elizabeth Heger Boyle
Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Global Change
Humphrey School of Public Affairs
|Fionnuala Ní Aoláin
Spanish & Portuguese