Photo of the GHRRAD Center Staff with NEIU President Gloria Gibson

Who We Are

The GHRAD Center consists of a group of concerned faculty and students supported by a larger community of friends, together promoting awareness and acting towards the prevention of genocide and other crimes against humanity in Africa.


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The GHRAD Center is a member of the Consortium of Higher Education Centers for Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Studies. The Consortium provides a formal network of diverse academic centers dedicated to advancing public and scholarly research and education on the Holocaust, genocide, and human rights. It advocates on behalf of these centers in terms of individual support and legitimacy within host academic institutions, as well as in terms of content relevance at local, regional, national, and international levels.


What We Do

The GHRAD Center aims to: 

  • Organize courses and workshops and offer fellowships for students and scholars 
  • Develop curricula and pedagogies for teachers
  • Organize bimonthly discussions of relevant books, articles and documentaries
  • Hold yearly conference/symposia
  • Organize student-centered activism and debates on social justice and human right issues
  • Collaborate with leading organizations and institutions interested in understanding and stopping crimes against humanity
  • Advocate for public policies to prevent future atrocities