A conversation with Professor Glenn Mitoma on his work, education, and thoughts regarding human rights. For more information on Prof. Mitoma, you can visit:

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  • Glenn Mitoma -UConn professor and director of the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center


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Resources Specific to This Episode: 

  • Human Rights and the Negotiation of American Power:
  • Journal of Human Rights:
  • Article by Sophie McBain:
  • Article by Eric Posner:

General Resources:

  • UConn Human Rights Programs:
  • US Constitution:
  • Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples:
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights:
  • Statute of the International Court of Justice:
  • Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC):
  • Convention on Biological Diversity:
  • Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities:
  • Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW):
  • Heforshe:
  • Universal Human Rights Instruments:

About The Author

Production Intern

Carissa Bernard is a recent graduate from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor's degree in Communication and English. Her interest in human rights stems from the literature she read and courses she pursued as a student as well as her upbringing.

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