The Department of Theology sponsors this Ph.D. program with religious pluralism as a central focus. Students comparatively examine at least two major religions with respect to theology, ethics, and culture.
Faculty and students across Georgetown's schools and programs address human rights issues from a variety of disciplinary perspectives.
Teaching, research, and outreach activities explore the legal, policy, and ethical dimensions of political and social rights and their contestation around the world. This work resonates with Georgetown's historic commitments to the principles of human dignity and the global common good. It also benefits from Georgetown's Washington, D.C. location, which provides students and scholars the opportunity to interact closely with international human rights policy and advocacy networks.