Noam Schimmel is a Lecturer in International and Area Studies at University of California, Berkeley where he teaches a range of courses in global studies and human rights. He is a former Visiting Associate Professor of Ethics and International Affairs and Professorial Lecturer at the Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University. He has taught on the International Honors Program (IHP) of World Learning/SIT School of International Training on their comparative human rights study abroad program in Nepal, Jordan, and Chile.
Updated November 2021
More from Noam Schimmel
Noam Schimmel on NGOs' accountability
Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel wrote an article titled "Accountability, Ethics, and Integrity in the Human Rights, Development, and Humanitarian Aid Sector."
Noam Schimmel's article "Trapped by Sovereignty" was published in World Affairs
Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel wrote an article titled "Trapped by Sovereignty: The Fate of Internally Displaced Persons and Their Lack of Equal Human Rights Protection Under International Law."
Noam Schimmel's new Article published in Peace Review
Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel recently wrote an article titled "Toward an Ethic of Friendship in Academic Research: A Reflection on Rwanda and Survivors of the Genocide against the Tutsi", which was published on Peace Review.
Noam's Letters published in The Guardian and Boston Globe
Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel's Letters were recently published in The Guardian and Boston Globe.
Noam Schimmel Published in UC Berkeley Blog
Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel has been recently published on the UC Berkeley Blog as well as in the Boston Globe.
Using Photography as a Teaching Tool in Human Rights and International Affairs
Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel recently wrote an article titled “Using Photography as a Teaching Tool in Human Rights and International Affairs” in Times Higher Education.
A Postcolonial Reflection on the Rwandan Genocide Against the Tutsi and Statement of Solidarity with its Survivors
Senior Fellow and Professional Lecturer Noam Schimmel‘s latest article “A Postcolonial Reflection on the Rwandan Genocide Against the Tutsi and Statement of Solidarity with its Survivors” has been published in the Journal of Victimology and Victim Justice.
A Critical Perspective on Reconciliation and a Rwandan Case Study
Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel was recently published in Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice, with his article, "A Critical Perspective on Reconciliation and a Rwandan Case Study."
How to use journalism and current affairs to support one's teaching
Senior Fellow Noam Schimmel explains how to use journalism or current affairs to teach complex subjects such as human rights.
$35,000 Raised for Senior Fellow Giving Campaign 2021
Each year, Humanity in Action launches a Senior Fellow Giving Campaign which aims to gather support from the Senior Fellow community for Humanity in Action's programming. This year, $35,000 was raised!