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Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies (CHRHS)

Research

An Information Hub for Human Rights and Humanitarian Research at Brown

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.

CHRHS Core Research

CHRHS conducts and facilitates interdisciplinary research on pressing global human rights and humanitarian challenges. Here we highlight research projects that are being carried out and managed by CHRHS. Projects >

CHRHS Seed Grant Projects

CHRHS annually funds pilot research studies through our Seed Grant program. This program is designed to stimulate original, innovation-driven research that addresses topics of disaster preparedness, humanitarian response, and/or post emergency reconstruction. Projects >

Brown Humanitarian and Human Rights Research

In addition to our core CHRHS projects, there is a wealth of humanitarian and human rights resesarch being conducted across campus. Here we highlight the research being conducted by our affiliated faculty, fellows, and other colleagues at Brown University.  Projects >