Human Rights

Human Rights Scholars on the Pandemic's Global Impact and the Critical Role of the Humanities

May 11, 2020
Keith David Watenpaugh (Director, Human Rights Studies) joined Karima Bennoune (Professor of Law and UN Special Rapporteur, Cultural Rights) and Joanna Regulska (Vice Provost and Associate Chancellor of Global Affairs and Professor of Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies) for the second in the DHI’s special virtual Conversation series on COVID-19.

UC Davis Expert Assesses Impact Of US Troop Withdrawal From Syria

October 17, 2019
Watenpaugh is the founding director of the UC Davis Human Rights Studies Program, the first academic unit of its kind in the UC system. He has been a leader in international efforts to address the needs of displaced and refugee university students and professionals, especially those impacted by the wars and civil conflicts in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and Turkey.