The Center’s mission is to prepare students for leadership in human rights regardless of academic major or career.
Human Rights Internships
During the summer of 2013 we are proud to sponsor 19 CMC students through our human rights summer internship program. Read more about their experiences around the world.
Best Thesis in Human Rights!
Congratulations to Catherine Raney, the 2013 recipient of our Best Thesis in Human Rights Award! Check out Catherine’s thesis here.
The Center for Human Rights Leadership is currently hiring student Research Assistants for the 2013-14 academic year. Click here for more information and to download an application.
October 16th Thanassis Cambanis, author of A Privilege to Die, scholar on the Middle East, Lebanon and Hezbollah. Co-sponsored with the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies.
November 7th Hannah Arendt. Film screening on the life of philosopher and political theorist Hannah Arendt, who reported for The New Yorker on the war crimes trial of the Nazi Adolf Eichmann.
November 7th Roger Berkowitz, Ph.D., Scholar and Director of the Hannah Arendt Center at Bard College. Dr. Berkowitz will speak on the film and his interpretations of Arendt’s work.
November 20th Gershon Baskin, Ph.D. Scholar and former Israeli Co-Director and founder of the Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information (IPCRI). Dr. Baskin will speak on the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.