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Hanna Nussair

Upholding the Rights of Women and Girls During COVID-19

Hanna Nussair (MHR '22) is a first year Master of Human Rights student focusing on children's rights and gender in a global context. From January to March, Hanna worked as an intern with the Women’s Human Rights division at The Advocates for Human Rights. Hanna’s work focused on researching how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting girls worldwide.  Hanna shared her reflections on her internship in the article below!
Ben Gronowski

MHR Alum Constructing Healthier and More Equitable Systems

Join us in celebrating the achievements of Master of Human Rights Program alum Ben Gronowski (2019)! Having graduated with a concentration in Immigration, Displacement, and Socioeconomic Rights, Ben uses his human rights background in his work as a Research Associate with Providence Health and Services. Here, he evaluates health care and social service programs and systems and provides evidence-based insight into the changes that can be made to make them more accessible and equitable.
Shonni Krengel

Teaching for Action: MHR Student Promotes Human Rights Education

Shonni Krengel (MHR ‘22) is a first year Master of Human Rights student studying the intersections of race and gender, especially as it relates to social justice and advocacy. Over the sprint semester, Shonni has been working as research assistant for “Teaching for Action: Exploring Human Rights and Civic Engagement in our Global Communities”, a project through the Institute for Global Studies and is funded in part by The Human Rights Lab and Human Rights Initiative. She recently shared her experiences with us.
Leigh Payne

Transitional Justice in Latin America

Dr. Leigh Payne of Oxford University is a Senior Research Fellow with the Human Rights Program. She has dedicated herself to the study of human rights in the context of transitional justice. Currently partnering with HRP Director Barbara Frey as part of an international research team, the Observatory on Disappearances and Impunity in Mexico, Dr. Payne continues to bring attention to and examine human rights in Latin America.

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