Human Rights


With nationalism rising, do global human rights still have mass appeal?

September 14, 2018

Caring about the rights of distant others was once fashionable but, as walls go up and societies retract, global citizen engagement may well be the next victim of this new nationalist resurgence. This article was published originally on Open Global Rights.


College Faculty in the News: September 10, 2018

September 10, 2018

Assistant Professor Joel Pruce (Department of Political Science), Professor and Executive Director Benjamin McCall (Hanley Sustainability Institute) and Executive Director Shelley Inglis (Human Rights Center) recently discussed efforts to extend and strengthen human rights and sustainability worldwide on local public radio stations WVXU, Cincinnati and WMUB, Oxford.


Students spend summer in Malawi for Human Rights Research

September 06, 2018

This article was originally published in Flyer News.


Bringing Human Rights Home

September 05, 2018

Shelley Inglis, executive director of the Human Rights Center, spoke on WVXU 91.7 on the work of the Center as well as her career at the United Nations. Joining her was Joel Pruce, project lead of the Moral Courage Project, and Ben McCall, executive director of the Hanley Sustainability Institute.


A Case for Multilingual Education

August 27, 2018

A book by a UD academic director about multilingual education is now available in the principal language of Iran, a country that doesn’t permit multilingual education.


College Faculty in the News: August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018

Research on self-esteem, narcissism and bragging conducted by Department of Psychology faculty Erin O’Mara and Benjamin Kunz suggests that social media hasn’t eroded our cultural preference for humility and modesty.


Human Rights From the Bottom Up

August 13, 2018

As the US abandons its global humanitarian commitments, activists reimagine them at the southern border. This article originally appeared on TheNation.com.


College Faculty in the News: August 10, 2018

August 10, 2018

Professor Messay Kedebe, Department of Philosophy, recently wrote an article in Ethiopian News & Views, discussing current Ethiopian political transitions and their impact that nation's democratic order.


College Faculty in the News: July 25, 2018

July 25, 2018

Professor Julius Amin, Department of History and Alumni Chair in Humanities, discussed his recent travels in Cameroon, where he listened to ordinary voices about the ongoing Anglophone crisis. Follow this story and other recent media coverage of the service, research, scholarship and commentary of College of Arts and Sciences programs and their faculty.


Mass Appeal of Human Rights

July 19, 2018

A new book out this month by Joel R. Pruce, University of Dayton assistant professor of human rights, details the evolution of human rights into a mainstream moral cause.

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