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Faculty Development in Human Rights

Call for Applications

The Weissberg Program in Human Rights welcomes proposals from faculty members for activities that will help them advance research and teaching about human rights. 

Past recipients have used funding to

  • participate in professional development seminars,
  • collaborate with human rights experts (on-campus or off-campus),
  • conduct research, and
  • bring human rights experts to campus for short residencies.

Funding may be used for travel expenses, seminar fees, library acquisitions, research assistants, and honoraria for visitors to campus.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and should include

  • a description of the proposed activity
  • anticipated outcomes
  • timeline
  • budget

Applications should be send as email attachments to