Human Rights Quarterly

Human Rights Quarterly (HRQ) is a quarterly academic journal founded by Richard Pierre Claude[1] in 1982[2] covering human rights. The journal is intended for scholars and policymakers and follows recent developments from both governments and non-governmental organizations. It includes research in policy analysis, book reviews, and philosophical essays. The journal is published by the Johns Hopkins University Press and the editor-in-chief is Bert B. Lockwood, Jr. (Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights, University of Cincinnati College of Law).

Human Rights Quarterly
DisciplinePolitical science, policy studies, law
Edited byBert B. Lockwood
Publication details
0.841 (2014)
Standard abbreviations
BluebookHum. Rts. Q.
ISO 4Hum. Rights Q.
ISSN0275-0392 (print)
1085-794X (web)
OCLC no.33418941

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 0.841, ranking it 68th out of 161 journals in the category "Political Science" and 23rd out of 41 journals in the category "Social Issues".[3]

See also


  1. "- The Washington Post". Washington Post. Retrieved 2017-08-31.
  2. Toney; Stover, J and E (November 2011). "Retrospective: Richard Pierre Claude (1934–2011)". Human Rights Quarterly. 33 (4): 1195–1197. doi:10.1353/hrq.2011.0054. JSTOR 41345431. S2CID 143811274.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  3. "Journals Ranked by Impact: Political Science and Social Issues". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015.