Human Rights Classrooms & Elections: Teaching the Day After

Date: Friday, October 16, 2020
Time: 1:00 pm EST
Where: Zoom Call
Cost: Free

During this event, human rights educators will discuss how they plan to address anticipated challenges and opportunities with respect to teaching after the 2020 U.S. elections. They will also share techniques for ensuring an inclusive and respectful environment around teaching and discussing contentious issues.


  • Moderator: Sandra Sirota, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Human Rights Institute, University of Connecticut.
  • Natalie Hudson, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and Director of the Human Rights Program at the University of Dayton
  • Rachel Wahl, Associate Professor in the Social Foundations Program, Department of Leadership, Foundations, and Policy at the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia
  • Kendall Thomas, Nash Professor of Law and Director, Center for the Study of Law & Culture, Columbia University in the City of New York

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Organized by the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University and the University and College Consortium for Human Rights Education.