Office of Research

Center for Human Rights


The University of Washington Center for Human Rights is committed to interdisciplinary excellence in the education of undergraduate and graduate students in the field of human rights; promoting human rights as a core area of faculty and graduate research; and engaging productively with local, regional, national, and international organizations and policymakers to advance respect for human rights.

Core Services Offered

We publish a weekly newsletter listing human rights events and opportunities of interest in the Puget Sound area. In addition, we work with campus and community groups to help plan human rights events on and off campus.

Funding Information:

Jackson Foundation 2011.
Laird Norton Family Foundation 2011.

Reporting Structure:

Judy Howard, Divisional Dean of Social Sciences

Related UW Entities:

Jackson School of International Studies, Department of Law, Societies, & Justice, College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Psychology, Department of Political Science, International Relations, Department of Sociology, Comparative History of Ideas, Department of History, Department of Geography, Department of Anthropology, Sociology, Disability Studies, Latin American Studies, Comparative Literature, School of Social Work, Social Work and Social Welfare, College of Education, School of Law, Evan's School of Public Affairs, Department of Philosophy and Public Affairs, Information School, School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, UW Tacoma, Interdisciplinary Arts & Science, UW Bothell, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Center Details

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Director: Godoy, Angelina
Location: 214 Cunningham
Year Started: 2009
Administrator / Program Manager: Oppenheimer, Dvorah
Administering College/School: College of Arts & Sciences 
P.I. Home Department: JSIS/Law, Societies & Justice 
Faculty Involvement: 55