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Rhoda Howard-Hassmann, PhD, FRSC

Canada Research Chair in International Human Rights (2003); Professor, Department of Political Science and Balsillie School of International Affairs;

Areas of Expertise: International human rights; Comparative genocide studies; Sociology and politics of human rights; Women's international human rights; Gay and Lesbian rights; Human rights and retrospective justice; Human rights and globalization;

Biography: Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann, Ph.D., FRSC …


Andrew Robinson

Associate Professor, Program Coordinator for Human Rights and Human Diversity and Law and Society

Areas of Expertise: Human rights; Cultural diversity; Multiculturalism;

519.756.8228 ext.5743

Peter Eglin

Professor (RETIRED)

Areas of Expertise: The use of language in interaction; Human rights and international law; Western state terrorism; University teaching; Responsibility of intellectuals;

Biography: Academic interests: ethnomethodology and conversation analysis, philosophy of social science, human rights, responsibility of intellectuals …


Madelaine Hron

Associate Professor (On Leave)

Areas of Expertise: Literature by Immigrants; Rwanda; Human Rights in Literature and Film; African Literature; Czech Literature;

(519) 884-0710 ext.2949

Ashwani Peetush

Associate Professor & Graduate Coordinator

Areas of Expertise: Legal Theory; Political Philosophy; Theories of Justice; Global Ethics and Pluralism; Human Rights and Diversity; Aboriginal Rights; Educational Rights; Disability; Race; Cultural Rights; Indian Philosophy;

Biography: My research area is in legal and political philosophy, and …

519-884-1970 ext.3874

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