Hollie Nyseth, second-year graduate student, spent six weeks this past summer with the Mexico City Human Rights Commission as an Upper Midwest Human Rights Fellow. Nyseth researched complaints of the current Mexican judicial system, the plans for judicial reform, and collected data for a book on nonviolent conflict resolution. While there, Nyseth also planned a week-long international advanced training course on human rights.
September 2009 Archives
Professor Joachim Savelsberg was awarded a summer 2010 collaborative residency at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center to work on the project "Collective Criminality and Human Rights: Violence, Memory, Responsibility." His collaborators are John Hagan (Sociology and Law, Northwestern University) and Jens Meierhenrich (Political Science, Harvard University).