Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies (CHRHS)

Research Activities

The Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies conducts and facilitates interdisciplinary research on pressing global human rights and humanitarian challenges. Here we highlight both ongoing and recently completed research projects that are being carried out by our core CHRHS teamAffiliated Faculty, and International Fellows. more


We are reimagining the education and training, both locally and globally, of the next generation of human rights and humanitarian researchers, educators, and practitioners. Learn more about our academic programs, courses offered at Brown, and training activities. MORE

Partnership Networks and Collaborations

Through partnership networks and platforms we explore critical human rights and humanitarian issues with the goal of strengthening coordination and professionalization within the human rights and humanitarian sectors. We serve as the host institution for collaborative networks that encourage dialogue and sharing of best practices among academics and practitioners. MORE