Welcome to the webpage of Iowa's network of human rights academics. Established in 2014, the network consists of instructors and administrators from Iowa's universities, private colleges, and community colleges. We are committed to connecting interested academics to enhance human rights teaching and scholarship at institutions of higher education across the state.

For additional information, please contact Brian Farrell at the University of Iowa.

News & Events

The 2022 Iowa Human Rights Research Conference takes place on Saturday, April 23 at Drake Law School in Des Moines. The conference is hosted by the Iowa Network of Human Rights Academics and the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights.
The Iowa Network of Human Rights Academics is planning a faculty development workshop from 1:00-4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 22 at Drake University.
The 2021 Iowa Human Rights Research Conference takes place virtually the afternoon of Friday, April 16. The conference is hosted by the Iowa Network of Human Rights Academics and the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights. The conference features presentations by students and faculty members from colleges and universities across Iowa.
The Iowa Network of Human Rights Academics invites submissions addressing human rights issues for its annual student research conference which will be held virtually on April 16, 2021.
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