Sarita Cargas

Department: Honors College

Sarita Cargas, D.Phil is an associate professor at the University of New Mexico.  Her teaching focus is on human rights and courses focused on critical thinking.  She is the author of Human Rights Education: Forging An Academic Discipline, UPenn Press 2020, and co-editor of the Encyclopedia of Holocaust Literature, Oryx Press, 2002. Cargas is on the steering committee of the University and College Consortium for Human Rights Education and is co-editor of book reviews for the Journal of Human Rights.