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Fifteen seniors affiliated with the Center for Human Rights and International Justice have won the Stanford Alumni Association's Award of Excellence. Created to recognize the top 10% of the class, the Award of Excellence honors graduating seniors…

Recent Human Rights graduate April Ball '22 has earned a Fulbright Award to study in Madrid, Spain, where she will study the cultural and religious identities of second generation Moroccan Muslim women. April will also be working with a local…

Human Rights Minor Karen Chen was selected to be a U.S. Fulbright Research Scholar in South Korea. She will be developing corneal transplant alternatives to treat blindness in the developing world through research with the Koh Lab at Yonsei…

Human Rights student Maria Clara Rodrigues da Silva recently won the 2022 Kennedy Prize in Social Science Research and a Firestone Medal for Excellence in Undergraduate Research. These prizes are awarded to the top undergraduate honors theses…

Stanford Human Rights Minor and human rights summer fellow Maggie Roache has been named a 2022 Ford Fellow by the Haas Center for Public Service. Maggie’s passion for international human rights issues, particularly related to transitional justice…

Norman Farrell, current Prosecutor of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, recently gave the Center’s Annual Lecture on International Justice, titled “International Criminal Law, its Legal Framework and its Application in Ukraine." Mr. Farrell (L…

Marshall Ganz, the 2022 Mimi and Peter E. Haas Distinguished Visitor and preeminent scholar on leadership, narrative, strategy, and organization in social movements, recently sat down for a conversation with a small group of students and staff in…

United Nations clinical psychologists Nenna Ndukwe, Sarah Alcalay, and Chinedu Ezemokwe recently joined the Center for Human Rights and International Justice for a talk co-hosted with the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies entitled “Ensuring a…

The Haas Center’s 2022 Social Entrepreneurs in Residence at Stanford (SEERS) fellows recently joined the Center for Human Rights and International Justice, the Graduate School of Education, the Haas Center for Public Service, and the Program on…

Traci Parker, an Associate Professor in the W.E.B Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and an External Faculty Fellow at Stanford University, recently joined the Center for Human Rights and…

Lin Li, a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford’s Clayman Institute for Gender Research, recently joined the Center for Human Rights and International Justice for a talk entitled “From the ‘Comfort Women’ Redress Movement to the #MeToo Movement.” As a…

Maya Guzdar, a human rights minor, is one of four Stanford students who have been named Schwarzman Scholars will spend the 2022-23 academic year at Tsinghua University in Beijing, where she will earn a one-year master’s degree in global affairs…

Stanford human rights graduate Mariam Noorulhuda '20 recently co-authored a correspondence on “Global health responsibilities in a Taliban-led Afghanistan” in Nature Medicine. The missive describes how the Taliban seizure of power in Afghanistan…

Dr. Ryan Matlow, a core faculty member for our center’s Human Rights in Trauma Mental Health Program, recently released a new resource guide that contextualizes the experiences of unaccompanied children released from government custody and…

Stanford University’s Human Trafficking Data Lab (HTDL) is honored to receive funding from the Department of State’s Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP Office) to provide crucial research in the fight against trafficking.…

The International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg—which convicted and sentenced 21 Nazi leaders for crimes against peace, war crimes and crimes against humanity—came to a close on Oct. 1, 1946. Thanks to a grant from Tad Taube and Taube…

By Center Fellow Søren Jørgensen.

Since March 2021, more than 65 PhD and master level students from some of the best universities in the world, representing over 25 countries, have been collecting and analyzing dilemmas related to the use…

Our joint partnership, Re:Structure Lab, has released its second of six thematic forced labor evidence briefs, most recently focused on commercial contracts and sourcing. These briefs, each rethinking a key component of how severe labour…

Ten seniors affiliated with the Center for Human Rights and International Justice have won the Stanford Alumni Association's Award of Excellence. Designed to recognize the top 10% of the class, the Award of Excellence honors graduating seniors…

Human rights minors and fellows Chloe Stoddard and Constanza Hasselmann have won the Lloyd W. Dinkelspiel Award for Distinctive Contributions to Undergraduate Education, which recognizes distinctive and exceptional contributions to undergraduate…