HRI encourages engaged discussion and interdisciplinary research on human rights discourse and practice.
Through either a double major, a minor, or graduate studies in Human Rights, you can make a major impact in the world.
Our faculty, graduate students, and affiliates apply interdisciplinary research practices and collaborative scholarship to a range of global concerns.
From conferences to frequent lecturers and events, we bring fresh insights on Human Rights to the UCONN campus.
Dig in, learn more, get involved. The Institute hosts a range of materials to encourage multiple levels of immersion.
We have developed opportunities to enrich learning and promote scholarly excellence at every stage of Human Rights study.
We foster research and engagement in human rights through collaborative efforts at UConn and beyond
Read how Andrew Oravecz, Human Rights and Political Science majors Class of 2015, describes the broken criminal justice system in the United States as a major obstacle for racial equality, offering some policy recommendations as well.
Richard Wilson granted a Russell Sage Foundation Fellowship
September 28, 2017
Protecting Rights at the End of the Line
September 19, 2017
UConn Anthropologist Sarah Willen Awarded Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant to Investigate Americans’ Perspectives on Health Equity
September 15, 2017
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