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Research Affiliates


Research Affiliate Program

Our Research Affiliate Program recognizes the contribution of individual scholars to the work and mission of the Human Rights Institute. While our research affiliates are not in residence, we would like to acknowledge the significant contributions they have made to the intellectual life of the Institute.

Our affiliates include:

Joanne Bauer

Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs
Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs

Carlos Antonio Flores Pérez

Professor and researcher in CIESAS (Center for Research and Higher Studies in Social Anthropology)

Natalie Hudson

Assistant Professor, Director of Human Rights Studies Program
University of Dayton

Benedict F. Kiernan

Whitney Griswold Professor of History
Professor of International and Area Studies
Director, Genocide Studies Program
Chair, Council on Southeast Asia Studies
Yale University

Achille Mbembe

Professor of History and Politics
Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research
University of the Witwatersrand

Sally Engle Merry

Professor of Anthropology, Law and Society
New York University

Ken Neubeck

Emeritus Professor of Sociology
University of Connecticut

Serena Parekh

Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Northeastern University

Miriam Ticktin

Associate Professor of Anthropology
The New School for Social Research

Joseph Slaughter

Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Columbia University