Jan Knippers Black

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Jan Knippers Black (born March 10, 1940)[1] is an American professor of Human Rights, International and Comparative Politics of the Western Hemisphere, Women's Rights, and Globalization at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.[2]

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Biography[edit]

Black is a specialist in international and grassroots development, international and comparative politics, and US foreign policy. Black has been leading the Middlebury Institute's human rights programs for more than a decade. Black received her PhD from the School of International Service at American University. She is a member of the board of directors at Amnesty International.[3]

Black is the author of several books that examine global human rights. She is also a member of the Advisory Boards of International Political Science Association's Committee on Civil-Military Affairs; the PHD Fellowship Program of the US Inter-American Foundation; the Global Studies Program of California State University, San Jose.[4]

Publications[edit]

  • (2010). The Politics of Human Rights Protection, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers INC, ISBN 978-0742540521
  • (1999). Inequity in the Global Village: Recycled Rhetoric and Disposable People, Kumarian Press, ISBN 978-1565490994
  • (1986). Dominican Republic: Politics and Development in an Unsovereign State, Unwin Hyman, ISBN 978-0044970019
  • (1986). Sentinels of Empire: The United States and Latin American Militarism, Praeger, ISBN 978-0313251559

References[edit]

  1. ^ American Men & Women of Science: Social & Behavioral Sciences. (1978) 13th edition. New York: R.R. Bowker.
  2. ^ "Jan Knippers Black". Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. November 14, 2015. Retrieved April 4, 2015.
  3. ^ "Board of Director Profiles". Amnesty International. Retrieved April 14, 2015.
  4. ^ "Jan Knippers Black". Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. November 14, 2015. Retrieved April 14, 2015.

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