HRI’s leadership team and staff work closely with faculty and partners to promote justice, democracy, and human rights through education, research, outreach, and engagement.
Director, Human Rights Institute
Associate Professor, Social Work & Human Rights
Kathryn Libal, Ph.D. is the director of UConn’s Human Rights Institute and an associate professor of social work and human rights. Her research interests address the intersection of human rights, social welfare, and the state, with a focus on economic and social rights.