Essayists' Biographies

The following is the list of Essayists who have written for the journal since 2001. They are listed alphabetically along with the most recent biography note with which they have supplied us, and links to each of their essays, ordered by Volume.

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Brooke Ackerly

Brooke AckerlyBrooke Ackerly (Ph.D. Stanford University), Department of Political Science, Vanderbilt University. Her research interests include democratic theory, feminist methodologies, human rights, social and environmental justice. She integrates into her theoretical work empirical research on activism. Her publications include Political Theory and Feminist Social Criticism (Cambridge University Press, 2000), “Women’s Human Rights Activists as Cross-Cultural Theorists,” International Journal of Feminist Politics (2001), “Is Liberal Democracy the Only Way? Confucianism and Democracy” Political Theory (2005), and Universal Human Rights in a World of Difference (Cambridge forthcoming).

Volume 7

Exploring Universal Rights: A Symposium

 

Howard Adelman

Howard Adelman, currently Research Professor at the Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance at Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia and previously, a Visiting Professor at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, was a Professor of Philosophy at York University in Toronto from 1966-2003 where he founded and was the first Director of the Centre for Refugee Studies and Editor of Refuge until the end of 1993. He has written well over one hundred academic articles and chapters in books as well as authored or co-edited 21 books, and recently served as an Associate Editor of the Macmillan 3 volume Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity. In addition to his numerous writings on refugees, he has written articles, chapters and books on the Middle East, multiculturalism, humanitarian intervention, membership rights, ethics, early warning and conflict management. In 1999, he and Astri Suhrke co-edited The Path of a Genocide: the Rwanda Crisis from Uganda to Zaire, New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Press. His latest volume on Humanitarian Intervention in Zaire was published by Red Sea Press and appeared in January of 2004. Professor Adelman is currently completing a co authored book on Military Intervention and Non-Intervention in the Twenty-First Century: An Australian Perspective, and an edited volume on Protracted Refugee Situations in South Asia and Africa.

Volume 8

Rights and the Hijâb: Rationality and Discourse in the Public Sphere

Kitty Arambulo

Kitty Arambulo is a Human Rights Officer in the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). She received her Ph.D. in International Law at the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights, Utrecht University. Recent publications include various short articles on the draft Optional Protocol to the ICESCR, and a chapter on the ICESCR and the work of the Committee in Social, Economic and Social Rights: An Appraisal of Current European and International Developments, edited by Peter Van Der Auweraert, Tom De PelsMaeker, Jeremy Sarkin & Johan Vande Lanotte (Maklu, Antwerpen/Apeldoorn, 2002).

Volume 3

Giving Meaning to Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: A Continuing Struggle

Zehra F. Kabasakal Arat

Zehra F. Kabasakal Arat Zehra F. Kabasakal Arat is Professor of Political Science and Women’s Studies at Purchase College, SUNY. She explores human rights from an interdisciplinary perspective, with an emphasis on the interdependency and indivisibility of human rights. Her publications tend to focus on human rights and women’s rights in Turkey and other Muslim populated states. Her recent books include: Non-State Actors in the Human Rights Universe (co-edited with George Andreapoulos and Peter Juviler, by Kumarian Press), Human Rights Worldwide: A Reference Book (ABC-CLIO); and Human Rights in Turkey: Policies and Prospects (University of Pennsylvania Press).

Volume 5

Human Rights and Globalization: Is the Shrinking World Expanding Rights?

Volume 8

The Promise of Economic Rights and the Welfare State

 

Mercedes Barros

Mercedes Barros is a PhD student in the Department of Government at the University of Essex.

Volume 1

Reshaping the Present and Constructing the Future through Remembering the Past

 

Charles Beitz

Charles Beitz Charles Beitz is Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Politics at Princeton University. He is the author of Political Theory and International Relations (rev. ed., 1999), Political Equality (1989), and numerous papers in international political theory.

 
 
Volume 7

Exploring Universal Rights: A Symposium

 

Roberto Belloni

Roberto BelloniRoberto Belloni is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver.

 
 
 
Volume 2

Kosovo and Beyond: Is Humanitarian Intervention Transforming International Society?

Michael L. Best

Michael L. BestMichael L. Best is Visiting Assistant Professor jointly appointed to the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and the College of Computing at Georgia Tech, where he also is Nunn Security Mid-Career Fellow. He is, in addition, a Fellow of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and Research Affiliate with the Center for Technology, Policy, and Industrial Development and the Program for Internet & Telecoms Convergence at MIT. Michael is co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Information Technologies and International Development, published by the MIT Press.

Volume 4

Can the Internet be a Human Right?

Clifford Bob

Clifford BobClifford Bob teaches political science at Duquesne University. He is the author of The Marketing of Rebellion: Insurgents, Media, and International Activism (Cambridge University Press, 2005) and has published widely in journals, edited volumes, and newspapers. He is currently working on three book projects: Globalizing the Right-Wing: Conservative Activism and World Politics; Blasphemy beyond Borders: The Globalization of Umbrage; and an edited volume, Rights on the Rise: The Struggle for New Human Rights.

Volume 7

Freeing All God’s Children

 

Richard Burchill

Dr. Richard Burchill is Director of the McCoubrey Centre for International Law at the Law School, University of Hull, UK. His research is concerned with the promotion and protection of democracy in international law. He is the editor of Democracy and International Law (Ashgate, 2006) and co-author of  Defining Civil and Political Rights: The Jurisprudence of the United Nations Human Rights Committee (Ashgate, 2004) along with a number of articles and book chapters in the areas of democracy, human rights and international law.

Volume 8

Moving Beyond Markets and Minimalism: Democracy in the Era of Globalization

Lars Buur

Lars Buur is a guest researcher at the Centre for Development Research, Copenhagen, Denmark and Ph.D. graduate at the Department of Ethnography and Social Anthropology, University of Aarhus, Denmark.

Volume 2

Horror Unmasked: Truth or Fiction?

Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick

Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick, holds an M.A. in Human Rights from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. He is a human rights advocate and educator working on issues of human trafficking, modern slavery and human rights education. He is an Outreach Coordinator for both San Diego Youth and Community Services (San Diego) and Free the Slaves (Washington, DC) and is a lecturer at San Diego State University. One of his recent projects involved the creation and implementation of a grassroots educational campaign serving undocumented migrant workers.

Volume 6

In Plain Sight? Human Trafficking and Research Challenges

Alice de Jonge

Alice de JongeAlice de Jonge lectures in International Trade Law and Asian Business Law at the Department of Business Law and Taxation, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. She is completing a doctoral-thesis case study of Chinese Companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

 
Volume 4

Global Economic Forces and Individual Labor Rights: An Uneasy Coexistence

Alisa DiCaprio  

Alisa DiCaprioAlisa DiCaprio is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Urban Studies at MIT where she examines the extent to which asymmetric free trade agreements provide middle-technology developing countries with the policy space they need to industrialize under the WTO regime. Her experience with development issues comes from work for both the private sector and for the U.S. government in the United States and abroad. She has authored and co-authored a number of publications about industrialization and also about the effects of various aspects of free trade agreements, such as labor provisions.

Volume 6

The Profit Motive: Can Corporate Networks be an Effective Conduit for Improving Worker Rights?

George DeMartino 

George DeMartino George DeMartino is an Associate Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver. He has recently published Global Economy, Global Justice: Theoretical Objections and Policy Alternatives to Neoliberalism (Routledge, 2000). His current research investigates the crisis facing the US labor movement and strategies for union renewal.

 
Volume 1

Enslaved to Fashion: Corporations, Consumers, and the Campaign for Worker Rights in the Global Economy

Elizabeth S. Dahl

Elizabeth S. DahlElizabeth S. Dahl is an assistant professor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She received her M.A. in International Peace and Conflict Resolution and Ph.D. in International Relations from American University in Washington, D.C., and an M.A.R. in Ethics from Yale Divinity School. Professor Dahl’s research focuses on issues of politics, culture, identity, and conflict resolution in East Asia. Her dissertation was an exploration of recent US-China relations in relation to political apologies, nationalism, and historical memory.

Volume 9

Reconciliation and the Therapeutic Impulse: What Does It Mean to “Heal”?

Jack Donnelly

Jack DonnellyJack Donnelly is Andrew Mellon Professor in the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. He has published extensively in the field of human rights, including: Universal Human Rights in Theory and Practice (2nd Edition, Cornell University Press, 2003), International Human Rights (3rd Edition, Westview Press, 2006), and more than fifty articles and book chapters.

Volume 7

Exploring Universal Rights: A Symposium

Vincent Druliolle

Vincent Druliolle is a PhD candidate and Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Government at the University of Essex. His doctoral research analyzes the idea of remembering as a set of political practices in postauthoritarian
Argentina and the relationship between these commemorative practices and the construction of democracy.

Volume 9

Silhouettes of the Disappeared: Memory, Justice and Human Rights in Post-
Authoritarian Argentina

Amy Eckert

Amy Eckert is a Ph.D. Candidate at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver, and an Instructor in the Department of Political Science at the Metropolitan State College of Denver.

Volume 4

Things & Ideas: Explaining Moral Evolution in International Relations

Volume 2

The Global and the Local: Reconciling Universal Human Rights and Cultural Diversity

Volume 1

Universality by Consensus: The Evolution of Universality in the Drafting of the UDHR

Stefanie Elbern

Stefanie Elbern is a Research Assistant at the Center for Development Research (ZEF), Germany and a PhD candidate in Modern China Studies at Cologne University.

Volume 1

Capitalizing on Market Reforms: Facets of Legal Development in Contemporary China

Rebecca Evans

Rebecca Evans is an Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations at Ursinus College. She has published several articles on human rights in Latin America and is currently working on a book manuscript that compares the evolution of human rights policy in various Latin American countries. Her research also focuses on the effectiveness of international involvement on behalf of human rights in countries with legacies of systematic and widespread human rights abuses.

Volume 7

The Ethics of Torture

Volume 5

The Promise and Limitations of International Human Rights Activism

Andrew Fagan

Andrew Fagan, (Ph.D.) is Deputy Director of the Human Rights Centre, University of Essex. A philosopher by background, he has published numerous articles and is editor of Making Sense of Dying and Death, 2004 and Co-Editor (with Janet Dine) of Human Rights and Capitalism: A Multidisciplinary View of Globalization, 2005. He is currently working on a book which critically analyses contemporary liberal political morality.

Volume 6

Escaping the Cultural Context of Human Rights

Volume 3

Practicing Universality: The Inter-Disciplinary Imperatives of Human Rights

Volume 2

Between God and Democracy

Richard Falk

Richard FalkRichard Falk is currently Visiting Distinguished Professor, Global Studies, University of California at Santa Barbara. He is the author of Human Rights Horizons (2000; reviewed in Human Rights & Human Welfare 3 (2003): 27-36) and The Great Terror War (2003). He is also a member of HRHW's Editorial Review Board.

 
Volume 9

Tom Farer’s Liberal World Order: A Realist Utopia

Volume 3

Affirming Universal Human Rights

Tom J. Farer

Tom J. FarerTom J. Farer is Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. He is also a member of the Editorial Review Board of Human Rights & Human Welfare.

 
 
Volume 9

Symposium on Confronting Global Terrorism and American Neo-Conservatism:
A Response

Volume 5

A Life in the Realm of Rights: A Man and a Movement’s History

 

K.M. Fierke

K.M. Fierke is professor of International Relations at the University of St. Andrews. She has written extensively on topics related to constructivism and international security as well as the politics of trauma and memory, including “Whereof We can Speak, Thereof We must not be Silent: Trauma, Political Solipsism and War,” Review of International Studies (2004); “Bewitched by the Past: Social Memory, Trauma and International Relations,” in Duncan Bell, ed., Memory, Trauma and World Politics. Basingstoke: Palgrave (2006); “Therapeutic Interventions,” in: K.M. Fierke, Diplomatic Interventions: Conflict and Change in a Globalizing World. Basingstoke: Palgrave (2005); and “Trauma,” in K.M. Fierke, Critical Approaches to International Security. Oxford: Polity Press (2007).

Volume 8

Memory and Violence in Israel/Palestine

Ben Feinberg

Ben FeinbergBen Feinberg is a professor of cultural anthropology and Latin American studies at Warren Wilson College in Asheville, North Carolina. He is the author of The Devil’s Book of Culture: History, Mushrooms, and Caves in Southern Mexico and other writings on the construction of indigenous identity in Mexico, most recently “I Was There: Competing Indigenous Imaginaries of the Past and the Future in Oaxaca’s Sierra Mazateca” in the Journal of Latin American Anthropology.

Volume 6

The Promise and Peril of Public Anthropology

William F. Felice

William F. FeliceWilliam F. Felice is Associate Professor of Political Science at Eckerd College. He is the author of The Global New Deal: Economic and Social Human Rights in World Politics (Rowman and Littlefield Press, 2003), Taking Suffering Seriously: The Importance of Collective Human Rights (State University of New York Press, 1996) and a number of articles on the theory and practice of human rights. He is also a member of HRHW's Editorial Review Board.

Volume 3

Can World Poverty be Eliminated

Peter Gill

Peter Gill is Research Professor in Intelligence Studies at the University of Salford, U.K. He is the author of Policing Politics (London: Cass, 1994) and Rounding Up the Usual Suspects? (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000) that provide comparative analyses of, respectively, security and police intelligence processes in North America and the U.K. He is also the co-editor of Democracy, Law and Security (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003) and Transnational Organised Crime (London: Routledge, 2003) that both deal primarily with European developments. Most recently, he has co-authored Intelligence in an Insecure World (Cambridge: Polity, 2006).

Volume 8

Intelligence and Human Rights: A View from Venus

Eric Harper

Eric Harper is therapist/outreach coordinator with the Rocky Mountain Survivors Center, working with war trauma and torture survivors.

Volume 2

Horror Unmasked: Truth or Fiction?

Sharon Healey

Sharon Healey received her LL.M. in International Law with an emphasis in human rights from the Washington College of Law at the American University. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver. Ms. Healey co-teaches various human rights classes as an adjunct professor at Josef Korbel School of International Studies, and is the Director of the Asylum Project at the International Human Rights Advocacy Center.

Volume 2

Searching for Justice in an Unjust World

Volume 1

"¡Tierra y libertad!" A 100 Year-Old Echo for the Maya of Chiapas

Democratization and Human Rights: Affinity or Tension?

Laura Hebert 

Laura Hebert is a doctoral student in international politics, comparative politics and human rights at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver. She is one of the founding Editors of Human Rights & Human Welfare.

Volume 1

Challenging the Gendered Hegemony of Space: Acknowledging 'Difference' in Development Planning

Eric Heinze

Eric HeinzeEric A. Heinze is a Ph.D. student in political science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, pursuing study in international relations, political theory, and human rights. Recent publications include, “Rethinking Russia’s Human Rights Policy” (co-authored with Douglas A. Borer; Politics 22, May 2002) and “Morality and International Law on Intolerable Violations of Human Rights” (forthcoming in the International Journal of Human Rights).


Volume 3

Waging War for Human Rights: Toward a Moral-Legal Theory of Humanitarian Intervention

Hilde Hey

Hilde Hey is a political scientist and holds a Ph.D. from the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights, Utrecht University in the Netherlands. She is a Research Fellow at ZEF (Center for Development Research) at the University of Bonn, Germany.

Volume 1

Universal Human Rights and Cultural Diversity

 

Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann

Rhoda Howard-Hassmann is Canada Research Chair in International Human Rights at Wilfrid Laurier University, where she is affiliated with the Global Studies Program and the Department of Political Science, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. She has published on human rights in Africa and Canada, on women’s rights and gay and lesbian rights, on economic rights, and on various theoretical and methodological aspects of international human rights. Her current research project is on Reparations for Africa. She has also established a website on political apologies and reparations.

Volume 8

Germany, Afterwards

Imtiaz Hussain

Imtiaz Hussain, a professor of International Relations in Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, received his Political Science Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, and is from Bangladesh. His research interests, found in various articles and books, explore the relationships between free trade and indigenous communities as well as between democratization and historically stratified or cleavage-filled societies.

Volume 5

Supranationalism and the Superpower Rubicon

Christina Jones-Pauly

Christina Jones-PaulyChristina Jones-Pauly holds doctorates from the University of London and Harvard in comparative and public international law. Her current research at the ZEF (Center for Development Research, Bonn) investigates problems of institutionalizing human rights in pluralistic Islamic and African legal cultures. She is also a member of HRHW's Editorial Review Board.



Volume 1

Loosening the Bounds of Human Rights: Global Justice and the Theory of Justice

Emilian Kavalski

Emilian KavalskiDr. Emilian Kavalski is the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Political Science, University of Alberta ( Edmonton, Canada). His research and publications have focused on issues of European security governance, the EU and NATO enlargements, post-Cold War developments in the Balkans as well as conceptualizations of security community building and the applications of Complexity Theory to the study of international life. Dr. Kavalski has been the co-convener of the British International Studies Association Working Group on the Balkans and is the author of the forthcoming book Extending the European Security Community: Constructing Peace in the Balkans (London: I.B.Tauris).

Volume 6

Contending Interventions: Coming to Terms with the Practice and Process of Enforcing Compliance

Linda M. Keller

Linda M. KellerLinda M. Keller is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Miami School of Law.

 
 

Volume 1

The Indivisibility of Economic and Political Rights

 

Michael Kuchinsky

Michael Kuchinsky is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Gardner-Webb University in North Carolina. He teaches international relations, comparative politics and African Studies, political economy and development. His research focuses on religion and politics, and the role of civil society in global development. He has worked for several non-governmental organizations directing and coordinating food security and public policy education programs. He is an ordained clergy person in the Lutheran church.

Volume 9

Peace from Below: Recent Steps Taken along the Track-Two Diplomacy Path

Pierre Landell-Mills

Pierre Landell-Mills is currently Visiting Professor at the Institute for International Policy Advice, University of Bath, UK. He was previously Senior Adviser at the World Bank. His current research interest is e-governance techniques to strengthen transparency and accountability. He teaches courses on globalization and development management. He is a member of the HRHW Editorial Review Board.

Volume 4

Building a Better World

Todd Landman

Todd LandmanTodd Landman is a Reader in the Department of Government and a Member of the Human Rights Centre, at the University of Essex. He is also a member of HRHW's Editorial Review Board.

 


Volume 6

Addressing the Gaps—Promise and Performance, Synthesis and Purity, Large-N and Small-N: A Response to Moore

Volume 4

Pinochet’s Chile: The United States, Human Rights, and International Terrorism

Volume 3

Politics, Pragmatism and Human Rights

Volume 1

Publish Not Punish: The Contested Truth of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Bronwyn Leebaw

Bronwyn LeebawBronwyn Leebaw is an assistant professor of Political Science at the University of California, Riverside. Her research focuses on transitional justice, human rights, and humanitarianism.

 
 
Volume 5

Human Rights Investigation and Dialogue

Eric K. Leonard

Eric K. Leonard is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA. His recently published book is entitled, The Onset of Global Governance: International Relations Theory and the International Criminal Court (2005).

Volume 6

Globalization and the Construction of Universal Human Rights

Paul J. Magnarella

Paul J. MagnarellaPaul J. Magnarella, Ph.D., J.D., is Director of Peace and Justice Studies at Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC. His most recent book—Justice in Africa: Rwanda’s Genocide, Its National Courts and the U.N. Criminal Tribunal (2000)—won the Association of third World Studies Book of the Year Award. He is also a member of the HRHW Editorial Review Board. He may be reached at: pmagnarella@warren-wilson.edu.


Essays
Volume 5

Protecting Indigenous Peoples

Volume 4

Internationally-Protected Human Rights: Fact or Fiction?

Volume 3

Questioning the Universality of Human Rights

Volume 2

Explaining Rwanda's 1994 Genocide

Volume 1

Assessing the Concept of Human Rights in Africa

Book Notes
2006

European Court of Human Rights: Remedies and Execution of Judgments. Edited by Theodora Christou and Juan Pablo Raymond. London, UK: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, 2005. 115 pp.

Kara Martinez

Kara Martinez holds a master’s degree in international human rights from the University of Denver. She has served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Belize, as an intern and translator for the International Human Rights Advocacy Clinic, and as an intern in the regional office of U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA).

Volume 5

Structures of Violence: The Proliferation of Atrocity Environments under the Brazilian Military Government and the Bush Administration

 

Jamie Mayerfeld

Jamie MayerfeldJamie Mayerfeld is associate professor of political science and adjunct associate professor of law, societies & justice at the University of Washington. He is the author of Suffering and Moral Responsibility, and several recent papers on international criminal law, the International Criminal Court, and the United States’ use of torture. He has received fellowships from Columbia Law School and Princeton University.


Volume 7

Exploring Universal Rights: A Symposium

Robert McCorquodale

Robert McCorquodale is Professor of International Law and Human Rights at the School of Law, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom. He has published (with Richard Fairbrother) ‘Globalization and Human Rights’ in Human Rights Quarterly (1999); ‘Women, Development and Corporate Responsibility’ in Rees and Wright (2000); and ‘Human Rights and Global Business’ in Bottomley and Kinley (2001).

Volume 1

Feeling the Heat of Human Rights Branding: Bringing Transnational Corporations within the International Human Rights Fence

Richard McIntyre

Richard McIntyreRichard McIntyre is Professor of Economics and Associate Director of the Honors Center at the University of Rhode Island. His book, Class and Convention: A Critique of the Political Economy of Workers Rights is forthcoming from the University of Michigan Press. He edits the New Political Economy series for Routledge Press.

 
Volume 6

Are Workers Rights Human Rights and Would It Matter If They Were?

Volume 3

Globalism, Human Rights and the Problem of Individualism

 

Kurt Mills

Kurt MillsKurt Mills is Senior Lecturer in International Human Rights, Department of Politics, Adam Smith Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 9SW, United Kingdom. He is the author of Human Rights in the Emerging Global Order: A New Sovereignty? and a number of articles on human rights, refugees, and humanitarianism. His website is: http://web.mac.com/vicfalls/iWeb/.


Volume 7

Noble Human Rights Defender or International Band-Aid? On Contemporary Humanitarianism

Greg Moore

Greg MooreGreg Moore is a doctoral candidate at the University of Denver’s Josef Korbel School of International Studies, focusing on international politics, comparative politics and China/East Asia. He is currently writing a dissertation on Sino-US relations. He also serves as Executive Assistant to the Director of the University of Denver’s Center for China-U.S. Cooperation.

 
Volume 1

China's Cautious Participation in the UN Human Rights Regime

Will H. Moore

Will H. MooreWill H. Moore is Professor of Political Science at Florida State University . His primary research area is violent political conflict within and between countries, and he has published a number of articles that examine dissent and repression. His more recent work explores patterns of forced migration.

 

Volume 6

Synthesis v. Purity and Large-N Studies: How Might we Assess the Gap between Promise and Performance?

Gerald Robert Pace

Gerald Robert Pace is a doctoral student in International Politics, Political Theory, and Human Rights at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver.

Volume 1

Now We Know About Pinochet, but Where Do We Go from Here?

Human Rights from Paper to Practice: How Far Have We Come?

Sundhya Pahuja

Sundhya Pahuja is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at the University of Melbourne, Australia. She is currently completing a Ph.D. at Birkbeck, University of London and teaches at the London School of Economics and New York University's London campus. Her research focuses on theories of international law, law and development and international economic organizations.

Volume 5

“Don’t Just Do Something, Stand There!” Humanitarian Intervention and the Drowning Stranger

 

David Penna

David Penna is Professor of Government at Gallaudet University in Washington, DC. He has written about issues related to human rights and international justice in Third World Quarterly, Africa Today and the Denver Journal of International Law and Policy. He is currently working on a project related to the rights of people with disabilities.

Volume 9

International Justice and International Politics: Intertwined Paths

J. Peter Pham

J. Peter Pham J. Peter Pham is Associate Professor of Justice Studies, Political Science, and Africana Studies, and Director of the Nelson Institute for International and Public Affairs at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia, as well as Senior Fellow in Africa Policy Studies at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, Washington, DC. His research interest is the intersection of international relations, international law, political theory, and ethics, with particular concentrations on implications for United States foreign policy and African states as well as for religion and global politics. Among other works, Dr. Pham is the author of two books on African politics, Liberia: Portrait of a Failed State (Reed Press, 2004) and Child Soldiers, Adult Interests: The Global Dimensions of the Sierra Leonean Tragedy (Nova Science Publishers, 2005), as well as a chapters on "African Constitutionalism: Forging New Models for Multi-ethnic Governance and Self-Determination" in Africa: Mapping New Boundaries in International Law, edited by Jeremy I. Levitt (Hart Publishing, 2008), and "AFRICOM: Terrorism and Security Challenges in Africa" in U.S. Strategy in Africa: AFRICOM, Terrorism and Security Challenges , edited by David J. Francis (Routledge, forthcoming 2009). He is also a member of the editorial board of Human Rights & Human Welfare.

Volume 8

What Happened to Africa?

Volume 7

Making Sense of a Senseless War

Volume 6

The Limits of Intervention—Humanitarian or Otherwise

Beyond Power Politics: International Law and Human Rights Discourse in the Post-9/11 World

Volume 5

Legitimacy, Justice, and the Future of Africa

Volume 4

Politics and International Justice in a World of States

Law, Human Rights, Realism and the “War on Terror”

Barbara Ann Rieffer

Barbara Ann RiefferBarbara Ann Rieffer is an Assistant Professor at Bethany College, Bethany, WV. Her research interests include U.S. foreign policy and democracy promotion. She has studied the effectiveness of democracy promotion and the protection of human rights in “ U. S. Democracy Promotion: The Clinton and Bush Administrations” in Global Society (forthcoming) and “ U.S. Foreign Policy and Enlarging the Democratic Community,” in Human Rights Quarterly Vol. 22 (4). Additional scholarly work which looks at religion and international affairs includes “Religion and Nationalism: Understanding the consequences of a complex relationship,” in Ethnicities Vol. 3(2) and “Religion, Ethics and Reality: A Study of Javier Perez de Cuellar,” forthcoming in Kent Kille (ed.) Religion and Morality: A Study of the Secretaries-General.

Volume 6

Religion, Politics and Human Rights: Understanding the Role of Christianity in the Promotion of Human Rights

Jean Scandlyn

Jean ScandlynJean Scandlyn is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Health and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center. She is conducting on-going research with adolescents and young adults in Denver and has just begun work toward a comparative study of youth, social change, and identity in Bolivia.

 
Volume 6

Learning from Practice: Reframing the Scholarly Dialogue on Children’s Rights and Sexuality

Volume 4

Exploring Children's Rights in the World of Work

Steven Schneebaum

Steven SchneebaumSteven M. Schneebaum is a partner with Patton Boggs LLP, a law firm in Washington, D.C., and is Professorial Lecturer at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University, and at Cornell University. He holds a B.A. from Yale and an M.A. from Oberlin College, both in philosophy, a B.A. in Jurisprudence from Oxford University, and an M.C.L. (A.P.) from the National Law Center, George Washington University. He is a Member of the District of Columbia Bar. He is also a member of HRHW's Editorial Review Board.

Volume 4

Ethnic Groups and International Law: A Status Report on International Legal Personality at the Beginning of the New Century

Volume 9

Ubi Jus, Ibi Remedium

Ian Sethre

Ian Sethre is Director of the University of Denver’s Project Bosnia International Service Learning program. His graduate thesis, “Commissars and the Crescent: Soviet Subjugation of Islam and the Consolidation of Power in Central Asia in the 1920s,” was completed at the University of Minnesota in 1999. He currently teaches history at San Domenico Upper School in Marin County, California.

Volume 3

The "Great Game" for the Twenty-first Century: Islamic Extremism and Central Asia

Shaista Shameem

Shaista Shameem Shaista Shameem holds a Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Anthropology and a Masters of Law. She is currently the Director of the Fiji Human Rights Commission.

 
 
Volume 2

Defending the Universality and Timelessness of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: A View from the 'Developing World'

Chih-yu Shih

Chih-yu Shih is National Chair Professor (2001-2004) at National Taiwan University. His newest publication, Negotiating Ethnicity in China: Citizenship as a Response to the State, is forthcoming later this year from Routledge. He is also a member of HRHW's Editorial Review Board.

Volume 2

Opening the Dichotomy of Universalism and Relativism

 

Henry Shue

Henry ShueHenry Shue is Senior Research Fellow at Merton College, Oxford and Professor of Politics and International Relations. He is best-known for his classic book Basic Rights and for work in the sub-field of International Normative Theory dealing with nuclear weapons, climate change, torture, and, most recently, military pre-emption and attacks on “dual-use” infrastructure. Before moving to Oxford, he taught at Cornell University and was a co-founder of the Institute for Philosophy and Public Polity at the University of Maryland.

Volume 7

Exploring Universal Rights: A Symposium

Srini Sitaraman

Srini SitaramanSrini Sitaraman received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign under the supervision of Edward Kolodziej and Paul Diehl. He also holds a M.A. in International Affairs from Ohio University and a M.A. in Economics from the University of Madras, India. During his tenure at ACDIS (1998-2003) he worked on various research projects with Steven Cohen, Marvin Weinbaum, and Clifford Singer on South Asian Security and Energy Policy. Presently, he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Government and International Relations at Clark University and a Research Associate at the Fairbank Center for East Asian Research at Harvard University. He teaches courses on United Nations and International Law, Human Rights, Political Economy, and International Relations. He has published various articles and monographs on International Environmental and Security Regimes, and on South Asian Security issues. Currently, he is working on a book manuscript focused on compliance and resistance towards international treaty regimes. He also runs an academic blog on international issues at: http://srinisitaraman.wordpress.com.

Volume 8

Privatization, Efficiency, Gender, Development, and Inequality—Transnational Conflicts Over Access to Water and Sanitation

Jerome Slater

Jerome Slater is University Research Scholar at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is the author of a number of articles, both in professional journals and general interest magazines—on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict—and is at work on a book on U.S. Policies in the Arab-Israeli conflict since 1945.

Volume 6

Polemics in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Ronald C. Slye

Ronald C. Slye Ronald C. Slye is a law professor at Seattle University. From 1996 to 2000 he was a consultant in international law and human rights to the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission. He is currently writing a book on the South African amnesty process.

 

Volume 4

Appreciating Silence

 

William J. Talbott

William J. TalbottWilliam J. Talbott is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Washington. His main areas of research are in political and moral philosophy, especially the philosophy of human rights, and in epistemology. In addition, he has published in the philosophy of law and on rational choice theory and on self-deception.

 

Volume 7

The Universality of Human Rights: A Response

 

Kok-Chor Tan

Kok-Chor Tan is Associate Professor in Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. His area of research is in political philosophy, with special focus on issues of global justice. His works include Toleration, Diversity and Global Justice and Justice Without Borders: Cosmopolitanism, Nationalism, and Patriotism.

Volume 7

Exploring Universal Rights: A Symposium

Teresa Tellechea

Teresa Tellechea is a Ph.D. candidate in Social Anthropology at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain and is currently a faculty researcher for Project Puntos de Vista at the University of Colorado-Boulder.

Volume 1

Shaping Asylum: The Power of Language

Peter Van Arsdale

Peter Van ArsdalePeter Van Arsdale is Senior Lecturer/Research Fellow and Faculty Director of the Center On Rights Development (CORD) at the University of Denver. He is also the Director of Program Evaluation of the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Fort Logan in Denver. He is also a member of HRHW's Editorial Review Board.

 

Volume 1

Darkness in Anthropology

The Deconstruction of Refugees and the Reconstruction of History

Matthew S. Weinert

Matthew S. WeinertMatthew S. Weinert is Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Science and International Relations Department, 404 Smith Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716. He is the author of several articles and a forthcoming book entitled Democratic Sovereignty: Authority, Legitimacy, and State in a Globalizing Age ( London: Routledge/University College of London Press, November 2006). He is currently working on a project involving sovereignty and the U.N. human security agenda.

Essays
Volume 6

Adolf Eichmann: Understanding Evil in Form and Content

Volume 5

Globalizing Democracy or Democratizing Globalism?

Volume 4

Negotiating Toleration: Engagement, Enforcement, and the Politics of Recognition

Cosmopolitan Law—and Cruelty—on Trial

Book Notes
2003

Crimes Against Humanity: The Struggle for Social Justice by Geoffrey Robertson. New York: The New Press, 1999 (revised 2002). 658pp.

2004

Genocide in Cambodia: Documents from the Trial of Pol Pot and Ieng Sary edited by Howard Denike, John Quigley, and Kenneth Robinson. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000. 559pp.

Slavery and Emancipation edited by Rick Halpern and Enrico del Lago. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishing, 2002. 416pp.

Dan Wessner

Dan WessnerDan Wessner is Associate Professor of History & International Studies at Bluffton College, the Distinguished Scholar in Residence & Adjunct Professor of Law at the Pettit College of Law, Ohio Northern University, and an ordained clergy member of the Mennonite Church (USA).



Volume 3

Addressing Fundamentalism by Legal and Spiritual Means

Daniel J. Whelan

Daniel J. WhelanDaniel J. Whelan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics at Hendrix College. He has recently recieved his Ph.D. from the University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies in International Politics, Political Theory and Human Rights. He served as Co-Managing Editor for Review Essays of Human Rights & Human Welfare from 2001 to 2004 and is currently the Senior Editor. He also was the Executive Director for the Association of Professional School of International Affairs (APSIA) from 2004 to 2006.

Volume 3

Beyond the Black Heart: The United States and Human Rights

Ali Wyne

Ali Wyne Ali Wyne is a senior at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he is pursuing dual degrees in Management and Political Science, as well as a minor in Economics. He serves as Vice-President of the Undergraduate Association, and as Editor-in-Chief of the MIT International Review , MIT’s first journal of international affairs. He will be contributing a chapter, “How World Opinion Challenges American Foreign Policy,” to a forthcoming volume, The Public Diplomacy Handbook (Routledge 2008).

Volume 6

Examining the Declining Utility of Military Force

Magdalena Zolkos

Magdalena ZolkosMagdalena Zolkos is a research assistant in the project “Europe in Transition” at the University of Copenhagen. She has written her Ph.D. thesis at the University of Copenhagen on the discourses on human rights and democratization in the late-communist and post-communist Eastern Europe. She is also affiliated with the Nordic School on Human Rights Research, and has recently co-edited a book The Challenge of Mobility in the Baltic Sea Region (Berlin: Berliner Wissenschaftsverlag).

Essays
Volume 6

How to Recapture Human Rights within the Political: Validating the Discourse Theory Approach

Book Notes
2005

Rethinking the Holocaust by Yehuda Bauer. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001. 335 pp.

Marten Zwanenburg

Marten Zwanenburg is a legal adviser at the Ministry of Defense of the Netherlands. He holds a Ph.D. in international law from the University of Leiden. These essays were written in a personal capacity. The views in these essays do not necessarily reflect the views of the Ministry of Defense or any other part of the government of the Netherlands. (martenzwanenburg@yahoo.com)

Volume 7

“I’m just talking about the law”: Guantánamo and the Lawyers

Volume 3

Much Truth about Truth Commissions

Peter Zwiebach

Peter Zwiebach is a Deputy County Attorney for Nassau County. He has previously worked as a labor organizer and a labor lawyer. He is also a member of HRHW's Editorial Review Board.

Essays
Volume 5

An American Tragedy: The Decline of U.S. Unionism and its Human Rights Implications

Volume 4

Whose Right is it Anyway? Rethinking a Group Rights Approach to International Human Rights

Book Notes
2004

Human Rights: Concept and Context by Brian Orend. Petersburg, Ont: Broadview Press, 2002. 272pp.

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