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Geography colloquium series - Shareen Hertel

Friday, May 1, 2015
12:20pm – 1:15pm

Storrs Campus
AUST 434

Change on the Frontiers of Economic Rights Advocacy: The case of India's Right to Food Campaign Shareen Hertel is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Connecticut, jointly appointed with the Human Rights Institute at UConn. Her research focuses on changes in transnational human rights advocacy, with a focus on labor and economic rights issues. Hertel has served as a consultant to foundations, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and United Nations agencies in the United States, Latin America and South Asia. She has conducted fieldwork in factory zones along the US-Mexico border, in Bangladesh's garment manufacturing export sector, among NGO networks in India, and in the multilateral trade arena. Hertel is editor of The Journal of Human Rights, serves on the editorial boards of Human Rights Review as well as Human Rights and Human Welfare, and is co-editor of the International Studies Intensives book series by Routledge Publishers.

Contact:

Bill Berentsen [william.berentsen@uconn.edu]

Geography Department (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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