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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

College of Arts & Sciences: Jackson School of International Studies, Department of Law, Societies, & Justice, Department of Psychology, Department of Political Science, Department of Sociology, Department of Comparative History of Ideas, Department of History, Department of Geography, Department of Anthropology, Disability Studies, Latin American Studies, Department of Comparative Literature
School of Social Work
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