Human rights collaborative and faculty-student human rights laboratory to promote equitable civil society

Organization profile

Organization profile

A substantial cross-disciplinary and cross-collegiate group of faculty at the University of Minnesota engages in sustained collaborative research, instruction, and policy outreach on issues of human rights. The current project seeks to further strengthen the capacity of Minnesota as a nationally and internationally recognized human rights university (network of faculty engaged in human rights research). It takes the form of a research lab, serving the advancement of faculty research, graduate student training, interdisciplinary collaboration, and policy-oriented outreach. Common denominators are a focus on inequality by which we mean unequal access to and experience of a variety of resources, operationalized through the prism of human rights. Twelve lab sessions, each focused on one sub-project, will be followed by summer research stays of graduate students in a site of practice (e.g., community, NGO, policy institution, court) and faculty field site visits. Results include intensified scholarship-practice ties, scholarly publications, and grant proposals for external funding.

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Withholding Treatment Medicine & Life Sciences
amnesty Social Sciences
justice Social Sciences
Resuscitation Orders Medicine & Life Sciences
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Medicine & Life Sciences
Very Low Birth Weight Infant Medicine & Life Sciences
Physician Incentive Plans Medicine & Life Sciences
Resuscitation Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2017 2019

Grand Challenges Research Awards: Phase 1

1/1/171/1/19

Project: Grand Challenges

Research Output 1984 2015

10 Citations (Scopus)

Overcoming barriers to justice in the age of human rights accountability

Payne, L. A., Lessa, F. & Pereira, G., Aug 1 2015, In : Human Rights Quarterly. 37, 3, p. 728-754 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

amnesty
human rights
justice
responsibility
Law
58 Citations (Scopus)

The justice balance: When transitional justice improves human rights and democracy

Olsen, T. D., Payne, L. A. & Reiter, A. G., Jan 1 2010, In : Human Rights Quarterly. 32, 4, p. 980-1007 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

amnesty
human rights
justice
democracy
political goal
32 Citations (Scopus)

Transitional justice in the world, 1970-2007: Insights from a new dataset

Olsen, T. D., Payne, L. A. & Reiter, A. G., Nov 1 2010, In : Journal of Peace Research. 47, 6, p. 803-809 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crime
amnesty
justice
civil war
reparations