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Spring 2020 Human Rights Courses

The following courses, offered in Spring 2020, count toward the Minor and Certificate in Human Rights.

Human Rights Program: Core Courses

The following are required courses for the Minor and the Certificate in Human Rights.

CodeCourse nameInstructor (s)
HR 200.00Introduction to Human Rights (four sections)
(required of all students pursuing the Minor and Certificate in Human Rights) – Offered Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters
4 Sections
Stephanie Farrior and Babatunde Olugboji
HR 250.00Human Rights Internship (practical internship with NGO, not classroom instruction, mandatory CR/NC, required of all students pursuing the Minor and Certificate in Human Rights)
Offered Fall, Spring, Summer, and Winter Semesters    
Jessica Neuwirth
HR 350.00Human Rights Capstone Seminar
Offered Spring semester

(required of all students pursuing the Certificate in Human Rights)

Mark Shulman

Spring 2020 New HRP Elective Cognate Courses

HR 220.13National Security &  Human Rights: Mass Surveillance, Torture & Discrimination Post 9-11                                                    Jamil Dakwar
HR 220.16Freedom from Want: Insecurity & the Rise of Social & Economic RightsPhelim Kine
HR 220.20Philanthropy & Human RightsGara LaMarche
HR 220.26Justice for #Metoo: Violence Against Women and the American Criminal Justice SystemJane Manning
HR 320.03The Critics of Human Rights                                                  Joseph Chuman

Approved Permanent Cognate Courses From Other Academic Departments/Programs

Note: Courses scheduled for Spring 2020 are highlighted, but please check online in each respective department for the most current information.

CodeCourse nameInstructor (s)
AFPRL 390.40Institutional Racism                                             Spring 2020Mark Payne
ANTHC 218.00The Anthropology of the Civil Rights Movement in the U.S.
                                                                   Spring 2020
David Hodges
ANTHC 30N02Grassroots Movements and Social ChangeMarc Edelman
ANTHC 303.51Social Movements: Theory, Practice, and EthnographySarah Molinari
ANTHC 309.00Rural SocietiesMarc Edelman
ANTHC 310.01Politics of MemoryYukiko Koga
ANTHC 320.01/
WGSL 306.00
Gender and MigrationCatherine Raissiguier
ANTHC 320.30Refugees and AsylumStaff
ANTHC 320.75Law and AnthropologyMark Drury
ANTHC 321.59Human Rights of the IndigenousLilianna Quiroa-Crowell
ANTHC 321.65Politics of ReproductionAminata Maraesa
ANTHC 351.51Stories and Silences: Justice and Reconciliation After Imperial ViolenceYukiko Koga
ANTHC 401.01Language and NationalismRobert Greenberg
ANTHC 401.85Latin American MigrationRocio Gil
ANTHC 401.98International Human RightsStaff
ASIAN 230.01Globalization and GenderStaff
ASIAN 320.01Nation, Self and Asian IdentityStaff
ASIAN 330.08/
ENGL 317.55
Muslim DiasporasStaff
ASIAN 390.02/
POLSC 317.01
Asian American Civil Rights and Law Spring 2020Alison Park
ASIAN 490.00/
URBS 403.96
Immigration PolicyStaff
ECO 330.00Economic Development Spring 2020Ty Turley
ENGL 325.00/
COMPL 381.66
Post-Colonial Literature in English  Spring 2020Sonali Perera
Staff
ENGL 329.82World Literature and the Question of Human RightsNico Israel
HIST 250.13History of Humanitarian Aid in AfricaJill Rosenthal
HIST 341.20Women and Gender in IslamKaren Kern
HIST 341.33Indigenous Movements in Latin American HistorySteven John
HIST 341.6220th Century Latin American RevolutionsSteven John
HIST 382.04Historical Studies Seminar: GandhiManu Bhagavan
HIST 382.17Jerusalem in the Twentieth CenturyStaff
HIST 382.28Refugees and the Making of the Modern WorldJill Rosenthal
HIST 384.61Hitler’s GermanyBenjamin Hett
HIST 384.65 / HIST 492.09The Dreyfus Affair: French Anti-Semitism before the Holocaust                                                                      Spring 2020Laura Schor 
HIST  774.36Human Rights in the Non-Western WorldManu Bhagavan
HONS 301.46Violence and Ethnic Conflict in South AsiaRupal Oza
HONS 301.67South Africa & Southern Africa After ApartheidStaff
LACS 330.55Human Rights Research       Spring 2020Staff
MEDIA 386.00Media EthicsGregory Morris
PHILO 246.00/ POLSC 204.01Political Philosophy Spring 2020Nicole Whalen
PHILO 248.00International EthicsStaff
PHILO 252.00/
POLSC 317.54
Problems of Law and MoralityStaff
PHILO 255.00Environmental Philosophy Spring 2020Staff
PHILO 346.00Contemporary Theories of Justice Spring 2020Omar Dahbour
PHILO 348.00Philosophy of Human RightsCarol Gould
PHILO 394.75Democratic TheoryCarol Gould
PHILO 394.86Immigration and Human RightsCarol Gould
POLSC 202.00Modern Political Thought (1600-1900)Norman Finkelstein
POLSC 204.01/ PHILO 246.00Political PhilosophyStaff
POLSC 209.00/
WGS 209.00
Women & Gender In Western Political Thought Spring 2020Sumru Atuk (Sec 01)
Alison Parks (Sec 02)
POLSC 217.46The Bill of RightsWalter Volkomer
POLSC 219.00/
WGS 219.00
Women and the LawRosa Squillacote
POLSC 221.00Immigration PolicyLina Newton
POLSC 228.00Protest Movements In American Politics      Spring 2020Julie Hollar
POLSC 261.00Globalization and Opposition MovementsRoger Karapin
POLSC 263.00Government and Politics in the Middle EastJill Schwedler
POLSC 270.00Int’l Relations: Conceptual Foundations & Current IssuesMichael Lee
POLSC 271.00International Politics in the Americas Spring 2020Kenneth Erickson
POLSC 272.11The Politics of DevelopmentIan Jones
POLSC 272.25Comparative LGBT PoliticsJulie Hollar
POLSC 272.26Government/Politics of AfricaCarolyn Somerville
POLSC 273.22The Politics of International Human Rights EnforcementRobert Jenkins
POLSC 275.00Politics of the Global EconomyMichael Lee
POLSC 276.00Global IssuesCarolyn Somerville
POLSC 278.00International OrganizationsMichael Lee
POLSC 281.00Drugs, Politics, and Public Policy Spring 2020Kenneth Erickson
POLSC 282.00International Security Spring 2020Cynthia Roberts
POLSC 283.00Politics of Terrorism Spring 2020Phillip Johnson
POLSC 294.01/
SOCSC 297.01
International Relations: MODEL U.N. Spring 2020Christopher McCallion
POLSC 303.00Democracy and EmergencyLeonard Feldman
POLSC 304.77Violence, Justice and ReconciliationAlex Zamalin
POLSC 304.81Democracy and Political EthicsJohn R. Wallach
POLSC 305.00Democratic Theory/Problems of DemocracyJohn R. Wallach
POLSC 309.00/
WGS 309.00
Feminist Political TheoryRobyn Marasco
POLSC 316.00Political Theory of Human RightsJohn Wallach
POLSC 317.01/ ASIAN 390.02Asian American Civil Rights and LawGlenn Magpantay
POLSC 317.15LGBT Rights – Law & PolicyMichael Fisher
POLSC 317.54/
PHILO 252.00
Law and MoralitySteven Ross
POLSC 317.74Politics of CriminalizationSanford Schram
POLSC 341.00Constitutional Law: Civil RightsJames Bacher
POLSC 342.00Constitutional Law: First AmendmentRosa Squillacote
POLSC 353.00Soc Mvmnts, Civil Soc & the State in Latin AmericaKenneth Erickson
POLSC 300.18Protest and DissentJill Schwedler
POLSC 300.43Post Conflict Peace-Building and State BuildingRobert Jenkins
POLSC 373.15Refugees and Global PoliticsErika Iverson
POLSC 374.00International Human RightsCarolyn Somerville
POLSC 375.00International LawZachary Shirkey
PSYCH 384.02Developmental Psychology and Human RightsRoseanne Flores
PSYCH 385.01Social Psychology and Human RightsRoseanne Flores
PH 714.00Public Health and Human RightsStaff
REL 208.00Religion and Social Justice                                        Spring 2020Gail Tirana
REL 209.00Religion and Human Rights                                      Spring 2020Harold Bruinius
REL 315.00The Problem of EvilDavid Cerequas
SOC 218.00Social Inequality                                               Spring 2020Staff
SOC 219.00American SocietyJack Hammond
SOC 307.00MigrationNancy Foner
SOC 315.00Work and Society Spring 2020Jack Hammond (Sec 01 & Sec 02)
SOC 320.00Law, Society and Civil RigthsCalvin John Smiley
SOC 325.1NEnvironmental Sociology Spring 2020Jack Hammond
SOC 325.38Hunger in AmericaJanet Poppendieck
SOC 325.66Seminar: Food and SocietyStaff
SOC 361.00Development and ModernizationJohn Hammond
SOC 364.00Globalism / NationalismJoong Oh
SPAN 371.08Memory of the Dictatorships of Argentina & ChileMaria Fischer
URBP 787.27Environmental JusticeSamara Swanston
WGS 100.71AIDS and SocietyStaff
WGS 100.83Gender, Islam and Rights in South AsiaDina Siddiqi
WGS 209.00/
POLSC 209.00
Women & Gender In Western Political Thought Spring 2020Sumru Atuk (Sec 01)
Alison Park (Sec 02)
WGS 219.00/
POLSC 219.00
Women and the LawJames Bacher
WGS 244.00 Transnational Feminisms                                       Spring 2020Rupal Oza 
WGS 300.27Transgender Theory and PoliticsBenjamin Persky
WGS 300.40Gender, Politics and PowerStaff
WGS 309.00/
POLSC 309
Feminist Political TheoryRobyn Marasco
WGSL 100.04Gender and Human RightsNomvuyo Nolutshungu
WGSL 206.00Gender and ImmigrationCatherine Raissiguier
WGSL 306.00/
ANTHC 320.01
Gender and MigrationCatherine Raissiguier
WGSP 100.70 / 290.07Prison, Human Rights and Gender Spring 2020Susan Rosenberg
WGSS 300.02Reproductive Rights in the U.S.Michael Fisher