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Geography & Human Rights Research Centers

The following academic centers focus on human rights issues from a scholarly perspective. Their research--often drawing upon geographic methods or technologies--plays an important role in human rights discourse.

African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies

Ammam Center for Human Rights Studies

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University,Program in Holocaust and Human Rights Studies

Claremont McKenna College, The Center for Human Rights Leadership

Clark University, Strassler Family Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies

College of William and Mary, Center for the Study of Inequality

Columbia University, Institute for the Study of Human Rights

Columbia University, Center for the Study of Wealth and Inequality

Cornell University, Center for the Study of Inequality

Drew University, Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study

Duke Human Rights Center

Harvard School of Public Health

Harvard University, François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights

Harvard University, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy

Harvard University Committee on Human Rights Studies

Institute for Human Rights at Åbo Akademi University

Kean University, Bangladesh Genocide Study Group (BGSG)

Kean University, Human Rights Institute

London School of Economics, Center for the Study of Human Rights

National University of Ireland Galway, Irish Centre for Human Rights

New York University School of Law, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice

Nordic Network on Human Rights in the Age of Globalization

Norwegian Centre for Human Rights at University of Oslo

Project Diana: An Online Human Rights Archive at Yale Law School

Rutgers University, Center for the Study of Genocide, Conflict Resolution, and Human Rights

Suffolk University, Center for Women’s Health and Human Rights (CWHHR)

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at University of Lund

The Stanford Center for the Study of Poverty & Inequality

Tufts University, Center for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution (CHRCR)

University California, Berkeley, Human Rights Center

University of California, Davis, Center for the Study of Human Rights in the Americas

University of Chicago, Human Rights Program

University of Essex, Human Rights Centre

University of Iowa, Center for Human Rights (UICHR)

University of Michigan, National Poverty Center (NPC)

University of Minnesota, Human Rights Center

University of Minnesota, Refugee Studies Center

University of North Carolina, Charlotte, Center for Holocaust, Genocide & Human Rights Studies

University of North Dakota, Center for Human Rights and Genocide Studies

University of North Texas, International Human Rights Studies Center

University of Ottawa, Human Rights Research and Education Centre

University of Oxford, Refugee Studies Center

University of Texas at Austin School of Law,The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice

University of Windsor, Centre for Studies in Social Justice

Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP)

Uppsala University, Department of Peace and Conflict Research

Webster University, Center for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide, & Human Rights

Yale University, Center for the Study of Race, Inequality, and Politics

Yale University, Genocide Studies Program

York University, Centre for Refugee Studies