Faculty Research Fellows

Each year the Human Rights Center offers support to University of Dayton faculty to conduct research and advocacy projects that are focused on human rights and aligned with the center’s strategic priorities. 

Fellowships can cover additional summer compensation for faculty, funding for travel, supplies, and equipment, support for graduate and undergraduate research assistants, and other reasonable, approved expenses. Average awards range around $5,000.

Visit the Application/Request for Proposals for more details or to apply.

Meet the Fellows

Climate Change, Human Rights and Access to Climate Technologies

Miranda C. Hallett
Seeking Asylum on the Migrant Trail

Neomi DeAnda
Hope Border Institute Partnership

Heather MacLachlan
LGBT Choral Movement

Caroline Merithew

Roger Reeb
Behavioral Activation Research Project in Homeless Shelters: Participatory Community Action Research

Ernesto Rosen Velasquez
Criminalization and Undocumented Migrante Laborer Identities in the Zone of Nonbeing

Mary Fuhs
Promoting Educational Equality in Early Childhood

Joel R. Pruce
Strategic Logics of Human Rights Media Advocacy

Alexandra C. Budabin
Connecting the Field: The Expanding Roster of Non-State Actors in Conflict Resolutions

Simanti Dasgupta
The Unstoppables: Transactions Between Sex Worker Rights and Human Rights in Sonagachhi, India

Natalie F. Hudson
UN Peacekeeping: On the Front Lines for Women?

Glenna Jennings
The House of Usefulness: Interrogating Labor and Leisure Rights within the Photographic Archive of the National Cash Register

Theo Majka 
Refugee Adaptation and Integration

Thereza Szeghi
Didacticism, Hope, and Change: Fiction and the Fight for Indigenous Human Rights


Human Rights Center

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Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2790