Winning essays from 2002 and later are available for download in PDF format (requires Adobe Reader); previous papers are available as html documents.
Kristin Greer Love "The Xenophobic Frustration of Rights: The Trouble with Locating Non-Citizens in South Africa’s New Constitutional Human Rights Regime"
Ana Raquel Minian "Researching Beyond Explicit Goals: The Political, Social and Cultural by-products of the Gay and Lesbian Civil Rights Movement”
Abra Pollock "The Power of Taking a Risk: Human Rights and the Seeds of Peace”
Maureen Tracey-Mooney "Carving Out Economic and Social Rights in the U.S.: The Transformation of Hill-Burton and the Right to Health Care”
College: Kristin Greer Love, BA History (Human Rights), and Law, Letters, and Society "The Constitutional Right to Food in the Republic of South Africa: A Critical Examination of the History of Section 27 and an Evaluation of its Enforcement"
Masters/JD Level: Holning Lau, JD Candidate, Law School "Sexual Orientation: Testing the Universality of International Human Rights Law"
Doctoral: Ann Schneider, History "The 1910 Sailors' “Revolt Against the Lash”: The Military, Politics, the Body, and Rights in Brazil"