Human Rights Experts
Founder and Senior Scholar, International Institute of Learning for Social Reconciliation, Guatemala
Professor of History, The George Washington University
For the past generation, I have specialized as a scholar in the history of race and labor in the United States. Much of my scholarly work has been in the area of African-American labor history, the history of working-class race relations, racial ideology, and the politics of civil rights. I have written, edited, or co-edited seven books. My first monograph, Waterfront Workers of New Or...
Dr. Cynthia J. Arnson is director of the Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Her most recent work has focused on democratic governance, conflict resolution, citizen security and organized crime, international relations, and U.S. policy in the Western hemisphere. Arnson is a member of the editorial advisory board of Foreign Affairs Latinoamérica, th...
Senior Fellow, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim Christian Understanding, Georgetown University
My focus on women, gender, and feminisms in Islam and Muslim societies for more than three decades has combined teaching and scholarship, public intellectual work, consulting, and activism. For even longer I have been a feminist. I have lived, contributed, and studied feminisms in many locations. For many this would raise questions of belonging—of positioning as insider or outsider and atten...
History MA (research), University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Humanities
Senior Scholar Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley College
Dr. Rangita de Silva de Alwis was the Director of Women in Public Service Project’s 2012 Institute at Wellesley College. Rangita was the Director of International Human Rights Policy at the Wellesley Centers for Women and Faculty at the Madeleine Albright Institute for Global Affairs at Wellesley College. She is also the inaugural Susan McGee Bailey Scholar at the Wellesley Centers for Women...
associate professor, Department of Defence Studies, Canadian Forces College (Toronto)
Associate Director for Research, National Council of La Raza
National Council of La Raza