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Alison Brysk <email@example.com>
University of California
Book review editor for International Studies Association's Human Rights section; member of Executive Board; for reviews books on genocide, torture, civil rights, labor rights, globalization, international organizations, advocacy movements, terrorism, children's rights, women's rights, indigenous peoples, humanitarian crisis, political psychology, ethics
|Address:||3151 Social Science Plaza
Political Science Department
Irvine, California 92024
|List Affiliations:||Review Editor for H-Human-Rights
Diplomacy and International Relations
Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies
Labor History / Studies
Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies
Political History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality
World History / Studies
Department of Politics
3151 Social Science Plaza
University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697-5100
Professor, Political Science and International Studies, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE (Associate, 1999-2003; Assistant, 1997-99).
Visiting Assistant Professor, Political Science and Visiting Scholar, Latin American Studies, STANFORD UNIVERSITY (1996-97).
Assistant Professor, Department of Politics, POMONA COLLEGE, Claremont, CA (1992-95).
Assistant Professor, Political Science Department, UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO, Albuquerque, NM (1990-92).
Visiting Scholar, UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSITY, Tokyo, Japan (April 2006).
Visiting Professor, UNIVERSITAT INTERNACIONAL DE CATALUNYA, Spain (December 2005).
Visiting Professor, LUND UNIVERSITY, Sweden (Summer 2004).
Visiting Scholar, FACULTAD LATINOAMERICANO DE CIENCIAS SOCIALES (FLACSO), Quito, Ecuador (1995).
Visiting Researcher, CENTRO DE ESTUDIOS DEL ESTADO Y SOCIEDAD (CEDES), Buenos Aires, Argentina (1988).
Ph.D. in Political Science, STANFORD UNIVERSITY, 1990.
Master's Degree in Political Science, STANFORD UNIVERSITY, 1985.
Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy cum laude, POMONA COLLEGE, 1981.
Human Rights and Private Wrongs: Constructing Global Civil Society. Routledge Press, 2005.
Co-editor, People Out of Place: Globalization and the Citizenship Gap, Routledge Press, 2004.
Editor, Globalization and Human Rights, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 2002.
From Tribal Village to Global Village: Indian Rights and International Relations in Latin America, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2000.
The Politics of Human Rights in Argentina: Protest, Change, and Democratization, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1994.
A1: Co-author. “The Globalization of Rights: From Citizenship to Human Rights,” with Gershon Shafir, Citizenship Studies, Special Issue on Human Rights and Citizenship Rights, Volume 10, Issue 3, forthcoming.
A3: “Regional Identities, Regional Institutions, and Human Rights,” Global Law Review, Institute of Law, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, 2005.
A4: “Two Cheers For Global Civil Society,” [book review essay], Social Movement Studies , Vol. 4, No. 1, 95-103, May 2005.
A5: “Bridging the Divide Between Comparative Politics and International Relations,” APSA-CP: The Organized Section in Comparative Politics of the American Political Science Association, Vol. 16, Issue 1, Winter 2005.
A1: “Global Good Samaritans?: Costa Rica’s Human Rights Foreign Policy,” Global Governance, vol. 11, no. 3, Summer 2005.
A2: “Globalization and Human Rights: It’s a Small World after All,” Phi Kappa Phi Forum, Vol.83, No.4, Fall 2003.
A3: “Recovering From State Terror: The Morning After in Latin America,” [Review essay], Latin American Research Review, Vol.38, No.1, February 2003.
A4: “After Empire: European Identities and Post-colonial Families of Nations,” with Craig Parsons and Wayne Sandholtz, European Journal of International Relations, Vol.8, No.2, June 2002.
A5: “Democratizing Civil Society in Latin America,” Journal of Democracy, Vol. 11, No.3, July 2000, 151-165.
A6: “Globalization: The Double-Edged Sword,” Report on the Americas, Vol.XXXIV, No.1, July-August 2000, 29-33.
A7: "Liberalization and Ethnic Conflict in Latin America," with Carol Wise, Studies in Comparative International Development, Fall 1997, 76-104.
A8: "Turning Weakness Into Strength: The Internationalization of Indian Rights," Latin American Perspectives, Vol.23, No.2, Spring 1996, 38-57.
A9: "Hearts and Minds: Bringing Symbolic Politics Back In," Polity, Vol.XXVII, No. 4, Summer 1995, 559-585.
A10: "The Politics of Measurement: Counting the Disappeared in Argentina," Human Rights Quarterly, Vol.16, No.4, Nov.1994, 676-692.
A11: "From Above and Below: Social Movements, The International System and Human Rights in Argentina," Comparative Political Studies, Vol.26, No.3, Oct. 1993, 259-285.
A12: "Beyond Hegemony: U.S.-Latin American Relations in a 'New World Order'?" [Review essay], Latin American Research Review, Vol.27, No.3, Fall 1992, 165-176.
A13: "International Monetary Fund Lending and Third World Sovereignty," International Issues , Vol.35, No.6, December 1992, 1031-1052.
A14: "Women's Worth: The Undervaluation of Women's Labor," IRIS: A Journal About Women, Fall/Winter 1989, pp.20-23.
CHAPTERS IN EDITED COLLECTIONS AND SERIES:
C1: “Transnational Human Rights: Bridging Borders,” in Claiming Global Power: Transnational Civil Society and Global Governance, ed. Srilatha Batliwala and David L. Brown, Kumarian Press, forthcoming.
“The Gold Standard: Sweden’s Human Rights Foreign Policy,” Global Peace and Conflict Center Working Paper, September 2005.
C2: “Children Across Borders: Patriarchy, Property, or Persons?” in People Out of Place, ed. Alison Brysk and Gershon Shafir, Routledge Press, 2004.
C3: “Introduction: Globalization and the Citizenship Gap,” with Gershon Shafir, in People Out of Place, ed. Alison Brysk and Gershon Shafir, Routledge Press, 2004.
C4: “Conclusion: Globalizing Citizenship?,” with Gershon Shafir, in People Out of Place, ed. Alison Brysk and Gershon Shafir, Routledge Press, 2004.
C5: “From Civil Society to Collective Action: The Politics of Religion in Ecuador,” in Indigenous Peoples and Religion in Latin America, ed. Edward Cleary and Tim Steigenga, Rutgers University Press, 2005.
C6: “Follow the Money: Human Rights, Financial Flows, and Global Governance,” Global Peace and Conflict Center Working Paper, February 2003.
C7: “Human Rights and the Role of International Actors” in Latin America in a Changing Global Environment, Edited by: Riordan Roett and Guadalupe Paz, Lynne Rienner: 2003.
C8: “Globalization and Human Rights: Transnational Threats and Opportunities,” in Globalization and Human Rights, ed. Alison Brysk, University of California Press, 2002.
C9: “Conclusion: From Rights to Realities,” in Globalization and Human Rights, ed. Alison Brysk, University of California Press, 2002.
C10: “El movimiento indigena y el cambio internacional,” INDIGENAS, NATURALEZAS Y TERRITORIOS. Editado por Astrid Ulloa. ICANH-Colciencias-Universidad Nacional. Bogotá (en prensa), ed. Astrid Ulloa, ICANH/COLCIENCIA, Bogota, Colombia, 2002 [original work in Spanish].
C11: Multiple co-author. “Activist-Researcher Collaborations on Transnational Civil Society: Reflections and Perspectives, Challenges and Opportunities, Lessons and Strategies,” in Practice-Research Engagement and Civil Society in a Globalizing World, ed. L. David Brown, Harvard University: The Hauser Center/ CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, 2001.
C12: "Indian Market: The Ethnic Face of Adjustment in Ecuador," in Development Assistance and Ethnic Conflict, eds. Milton Esman and Ronald Herring, University of Michigan Press, 2001.
C13: "Economic Adjustment and Ethnic Mobilization in Mexico, Peru and Bolivia," with Carol Wise, Occasional Papers, WOODROW WILSON INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR SCHOLARS, No.216, December 1995.
C14: "Acting Globally: Indian Rights and International Politics," in Indigenous Peoples and Democracy in Latin America, ed. Donna Lee Van Cott, Washington, D.C.: St. Martin's Press and Inter-American Dialogue, 1994.
AWARDS AND HONORS
FULBRIGHT FOUNDATION, Visiting Chair in Global Governance, University of Waterloo/Center for International Governance Innovation (2007).
ABE/SSRC FELLOWSHIP, Field Research in Japan, the Netherlands, and South Africa (2006).
CANADIAN EMBASSY, CANADIAN STUDIES FACULTY RESEARCH GRANT, Field Research in Canada, “Global Good Samaritans” (2005).
GLOBAL PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES, Field Research in Sweden, “Global Good Samaritans” (2004).
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, U.C. IRVINE LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES, Field Research in Costa Rica, “Global Good Samaritans” (2003).
INSTITUTE ON GLOBAL CONFLICT AND COOPERATION, with Gershon Shafir, Conference on Citizenship in a Global Era (2001-2002).
GLOBAL PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES, Research—“Global Capital, Global Conscience” (2000-2001).
INSTITUTE ON GLOBAL CONFLICT AND COOPERATION, Conference on Globalization and Human Rights (1999-2000).
GLOBAL PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES, Conference (1998-99).
UNITED STATES INSTITUTE FOR PEACE, Field Research in Ecuador (1995-96).
STEELE FOUNDATION, Research Sabbatical Support, Pomona College (1995-96).
HEWLETT FOUNDATION, Research in International Studies (1994-95).
AVERY PROFESSORSHIP, Claremont Graduate School (1994-95).
HEWLETT FOUNDATION, International Policy Education Development (1992-93).
MELLON FOUNDATION, New Directions Fellowship (1987-88, 1988-89).
INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF WORLD POLITICS, Dissertation Fieldwork in Argentina (1988).
TINKER FOUNDATION, Fieldwork in Argentina (1987).
MACARTHUR FOUNDATION, Summer Support (1987).