Announcing the Loundy Human Rights Project Fall Speaker Series: Inclusive Communities and Resilience to Populism

We are thrilled to announce our 2019 Fall Speaker  Series, Just Communities: Inclusiveness, Rights and Resilience to Populism.  Join us at 3:00 the first 4 Wednesdays of October, on the 2nd floor of the Auditorium Building, 430 S Michigan Ave, for these important conversations about what we want an inclusive community to be, and how we achieve it! Please email me (bbarratt@roosevelt.edu) with questions or feedback.

About Bethany Barratt

Dr. Barratt earned her PhD from the University of California in 2002, and her BA in Political Science/History from Duke University in 1994. She is Director of the Joseph Loundy Human Rights Project, which joins forces with community partners in Chicago and cities abroad to draw and apply comparative lessons to make measurable gains in respect for human rights in urban settings. Professor Barratt has conducted archival and field research in Yellowstone National Park, Central Asia, the UK, Canada, and Australia. She is author or editor of several books including “Human Rights and Foreign Aid” (Routledge, 2007), "The Politics of Harry Potter" (Palgrave McMillan, 2012), and coeditor o "Public Opinion and War: Lessons from Iraq" (Potomac, 2012). She has also authored articles on environmental politics and justice, conservation policy, human rights, foreign aid, US, British, Canadian, and Australian foreign policy, and counterterrorism, in Political Research Quarterly, The Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, and edited volumes from Ashgate and Lexington Books. Besides her teaching experience at Roosevelt and the University of California, she has also taught in a number of jails and prisons. She is an officer or member of several scholarly associations including the American Political Science Association and the International Studies Association.
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