Pozen Family Center for Human Rights at the University of Chicago

  • Chicago




5720 South Woodlawn Avenue
United States

About Us

The Pozen Family Center for Human Rights at the University of Chicago supports innovative interdisciplinary teaching and research initiatives that critically explore the theory and practice of global human rights. The Pozen Center supports the following:

  • Rigorous liberal arts, graduate, and professional school curricula that combine foundational research with practice-oriented training, including a Study Abroad program in Vienna, Austria, a two quarter Civilizations Core sequence, and a Minor in the College.
  • Summer student internships with non-governmental organizations, government agencies, and international human rights bodies in the U.S. and across the world.
  • Research that brings together faculty and students from across the disciplinary divisions and professional schools on issues such as health and human rights, human rights at home, arts and advocacy, migration and human rights, and human rights history.
  • Projects and events to enhance the university's engagement with local, regional, national, and international human rights scholars, practitioners, and public officials.