Your Career: Human Rights Protection

The Fletcher School offers a rigorous, yet flexible curriculum to let you tailor your graduate education to the international career of your choice. The following Fletcher courses can help you launch or advance a career in human rights protection.

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Current Issues in Human Rights

Development & Human Rights

Forced Migration

Gender, Culture & Conflict in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies

International Criminal Law

International Human Rights Law

International Humanitarian Law

Understanding Mass Atrocities

Law and Development

Nationalism, Self-Determination and Minority Rights

The Politics and Processes of Reconciliation: Transitional Justice and Multicultural Citizenships

Protracted Social Conflict: Dynamics, Major Issues and Possible Consequences

Rights-based Approach to Design, Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning

Rule of Law in Post-Conflict Societies

Transitional Justice

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Our Alumni

Sophia Dawkins, The Fletcher School, MALD 11

Sophia L. R. Dawkins


Conflict Dynamics International, Program Officer, Governance and Peacebuilding, South Sudan

Dawkins splits her time between South Sudan, Kenya and the cooler climates of Boston and Britain, working for Conflict Dynamics International. As a program officer in peacebuilding for the well-known nonprofit organization, she finds herself at the cutting edge of policy making and helping nations like South Sudan transition out of conflict. Read more

Our Alumni

Cornelia Schneider


UN Development Programme’s Access to Justice Project

Schneider’s career path was anything but a straight line. A graduate of University College London, Schneider worked with multinational law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer for several years, becoming a registered solicitor with the Law Society of England and Wales in 2004... Read more