Celebrating Human Rights

The University of Dayton celebrated the twentieth anniversary of the creation of the Human Rights program on campus and the seventieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and provided an opportunity to look forward towards a new era of human rights at UD. The program included two panels featuring alumni, distinguished speakers, and a reception.

President 12.10.18
Radical Love

Every person deserves dignity. Every person deserves a voice. When our students advocate for the vulnerable, they become a voice for the voiceless in a world that is not always just. Their stories give me faith in the future. And their mindset is one we want to cultivate in all graduates, no matter their degree.

Read more
Human Rights 12.04.18
Human Rights Alumni

McLean Johnson ’12 is one of several alumni showcasing the wide range of career possibilities available to graduates of the University of Dayton’s landmark human rights studies program, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

Read more
Bachelor of Arts

Human Rights Studies

The University of Dayton established the nation’s first undergraduate human rights studies program in 1998. More than one hundred students have graduated from the program and pursued careers as human rights advocates and academics or humanitarian professionals in legal, governmental and nonprofit sectors.

Visit Human Rights Studies
CONTACT

Human Rights Center

Keller Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2790
937-229-3294
Email

Get Involved

The driving force behind the Center is a diverse group of dedicated faculty, staff, and students each bringing their own expertise and knowledge to our work in the human rights arena.

Jobs and Funding Opportunities