Congratulations to Collin Sullivan For Receiving The 2024 Rackham Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award!

The Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Awards recognize the efforts and accomplishments of GSIs who demonstrate extraordinary dedication and excellence as teachers. Faculty members are encouraged to nominate graduate students with the highest commitment, creativity, and skill levels in the classroom.

Collin Sullivan is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Political Science at the University of Michigan. His research interests include applications of formal theory and complex systems methodology to predict, prevent, and mitigate human rights abuses, political violence, atrocities, and genocide. Collin has worked for more than ten years as a human rights practitioner, training human rights defenders, activists, journalists, researchers, observers, monitors, and others around the world on secure and strategic documentation of human rights abuses and on open source investigative techniques and methods. He has been a Research Fellow at the Human Rights Center at the School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley, and a member of the Technology Advisory Board to the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court. He continues to partner with and support human rights defenders in their work.