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

Adam Todd
The Internet of Things: Controlled or Controlling Human Rights?

Caroline Merithew
A Path from History to Educational Advocacy: Lessons from Transnational Feminists and Antifascists in the 20th Century Struggle to Keep Ethiopia Independent

Corrine Brion 
Experiences of Women Principals in Public Basic Schools in the Komenda Edina Eguafo Abrem District of the Central Region of Ghana

Dalindyebo Shabalala
Climate Change, Human Rights and Access to Climate Technologies.

Danielle Rhubart
The Three Superfund Sites of the Northeast Dayton Area: Resident Perceptions of Risk and Environmental Justice.

Heather MacLachlan 
Popular Music as an Online Purveyor of Anti-Muslim Hate in Myanmar

Jamie L. Small
Men as Victims: Human Rights, Vulnerability, and Male-Male Rape

Joel Pruce
From the Shadows: The Pursuit of Global Recognition for Human Rights Abuse in the US.

Miranda Hallett
Displaced and Denied: Obstructions for Asylum Seekers in the Courts

Roger Reeb 
Development and Validation of the Self-Efficacy for Advocacy Scale: A Psychometric Instrument for Participatory Community Action Research.

Simanti Dasgupta
Prophylactic Rights: Sex Work, HIV/AIDS and Anti-Trafficking in Neoliberal Sonagachi, India.

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


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