Our Strategic Priorities


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Forced Displacement and Exploitation

For more than a decade, University of Dayton faculty members have been engaged in research and advocacy projects concerning migrant rights, refugee resettlement and trafficking in persons.


Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility

Our research in the area of corporate social responsibility focuses both on corporate accountability for corporate related human rights, and the best, most promising socially responsible corporate practices.


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Climate Justice

Working closely with the Hanley Sustainability Institute at the University of Dayton, we actively engage the issue of climate change from a human rights perspective.


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Poverty and Integral Human Development

Poverty and development is one of the principal themes of the Human Rights Center’s advocacy research.


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Conflict, Peace and Justice

We will build upon our faculty expertise in peace and global security, as well as human rights studies, to conduct research into the root causes of conflict as well as strategies to establish peace, justice and reconciliation.


Media Advocacy and Digital Freedom

Media Advocacy and Digital Freedom

The Human Rights Center’s research on advocacy recognizes the fundamental importance of digital freedom for democracy and the protection and promotion of human rights.

Find Us

Human Rights Center

Keller Hall 455 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2790

937-229-3294