PHD Program Graduate Profile

PhD Graduates of the Interdisciplinary Program in Human Rights can follow a wide variety of career paths in academia, public sectors and private practices after leaving the Center for Human Rights. On completion, graduates will possess skills, knowledge and attitudes required to:

  • Pursue advanced human rights research, teaching and practice in interdisciplinary settings, and will service a wide range of institutions – including the government and other universities;
  • Engage in highly focused, independent and refined application of human rights interfacing with criminal justice, poverty, development, discrimination, urban planning, rule of law, and environmental protection issues;
  • Understand international and regional discourses on human rights in greater rigor, and contextualize and embed such thoughts into the constitutional, political, economic and policy commitments of the State of Ethiopia in the field.