Staff Directory

Faculty Director Michael Geyer and Executive Director Susan Gzesh are responsible for leadership of the Human Rights Program, including teaching and advising students, supervising the internship program, and managing relations within the University and with funders and alumni. The Manager of Operations and Events coordinates communications and day-to-day operations, including managing events and student staff. The Program and Communications Coordinator supports the Program's Human Rights Initiatives and communications efforts. The Internship Coordinator overseesĀ  the Human Rights internship program, including the student internship coordinators. The Human Rights Lecturer teaches courses, advises students on human rights research projects, and directs the Human Rights Workshop, assisted by a graduate student Workshop Coordinator. The staff is assisted by a dynamic team of student employees who gain important experience in human rights education and organizing.

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Michael Geyer

Faculty Director

Harper Memorial Library, E681
1116 E. 59th Street

Susan Gzesh

Susan Gzesh

Executive Director

5720 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Room 208
Chicago, IL 60637
Office Hours: Tuesdays, 2-4pm

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Tara Peters

Manager of Operations and Events

5720 S. Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

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Duff Morton

Internship Coordinator

5720 S. Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Yaniv Kleinman

Program and Communications Coordinator

5720 S. Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60637

Dongyoung Kim

Human Rights Workshop Coordinator
PhD Student, Department of Anthropology

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Gabrielle Newell

Peer Leader, Internship Program

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Nick Zebrowski

Peer Leader, Internship Program

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Nory Kaplan-Kelly

Peer Leader, Internship Program