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Staff: MA in Human Rights

  • Academic staff combine their research and teaching activities with ongoing activism, advocacy and consulting; the result is that the degree stays current with new developments and debates in the field. Our staff draw on their extensive experience in the field of human rights practice – including as lawyers and consultants for NGOs and the United Nations.

  • Our lecturers are accessible and arranging meetings to discuss aspects of the degree is actively encouraged.

  • A selection of the research interests of our faculty include: the ecological crisis and its impact on human rights; human rights-based approaches to development; international refugee law; the protection of refugees and displaced persons; reconciliation initiatives; and the rights of indigenous peoples and minority groups.

DR DAMIEN SHORT
Director of the Human Rights Consortium (HRC) and a Senior Lecturer in Human Rights

DR DAVID JAMES CANTOR 
Director and founder of the Refugee Law Initiative and a Reader in Human Rights Law 

DR CORINNE LENNOX
Senior Lecturer in Human Rights and Associate Director of the Human Rights Consortium

DR JULIAN BURGER
Lecturer, ‘Human Rights in Latin America' optional module

Dr Sarah Singer

DR SARAH SINGER
Lecturer in Human Rights Law

IN CONVERSATION WITH OUR GUY-GOODWIN GILL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

How MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies student, Sylvester Chapotera, aims to fulfil a lifetime goal

Sylvester Chapotera was awarded the Guy-Goodwin Scholarship on the MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies. He tells us about how his programme of study contributes to his ambition to become a future leader in refugee protection.

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