Pozen Family Center for Human Rights

The University of Chicago Pozen Family Center for Human Rights is a unique interdisciplinary program committed to a model that explores human rights issues and questions both in theory and practice. We invite you to use the links on the left menu to learn more about our Center, including human rights initiatives, an internship program, a rigorous curriculum and undergratuate minor, visiting professors, community events, student awards, graduate student resources, and alumni news. We love hearing from our students, community, and alumni, so please contact us!

Featured News and Announcements

Teaching Human Rights in Global Medical Education Workshop

Please join us for an interactive workshop on current efforts, best practices, and gaps in teaching human rights within global medical education.  Presentations will highlight experiences in Haiti, Uganda, Malawi, China, and the US.

The workshop is free and open to all. RSVP coming soon.

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Child Migration & Human Rights in a Global Age: a two-part Lunchtime Series

Please join us for two exciting events in October! Both events will be held in Classics 110 (1010 E. 59th St, Chicago, 60637).

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Announcing the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights!

The family of Richard and Ann Pozen has donated $6 million to human rights education at the University of Chicago, bringing the Pozens’ total giving to the program to $7.5 million. In honor of their generosity, the program will be named the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights. Read the full story here!

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Alumni Spotlight: Jasmine Heiss, Amnesty International

Over the past 15 years, Pozen Family Center for Human Rights alumni have included practitioners and academics who work across a broad spectrum of human rights issues. Our Alumni Spotlight feature highlights and recognizes their important contributions to both domestic and international human rights work.

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