DATE CHANGE: Wednesday 10 May 2017: Dr. Jan Knippers Black, a professor at MIIS is returning to Old Capitol Books this May! She will discuss in an intimate setting her involvement as a board member of Amnesty International. Her latest book, The Politics of Human Rights Protection will be raffled off for book signing after the event. She also will do book signing for other books that participants bring to the coffee talk. The first 15 people will have guaranteed seating. Standing room is also available. MIIS Amnesty International will provide free Starbucks coffee.
About Jan Knippers Black
Professor Black’s international experience includes Senior Associate Membership at St. Antony’s College, Oxford University; Fulbright, Mellon and other grants and Fellowships in South America, the Caribbean, and India; on-site or short-term teaching and honorary faculty positions in several Latin American countries, and extensive overseas lecturing and research. She was also a Peace Corps Volunteer in Chile and a faculty member with the University of Pittsburgh’s Semester-at-Sea program.
Dr. Black was a research professor in the Division of Public Administration, University of New Mexico, and editor and research administrator in American University’s Foreign Area Studies Division. She has also served on some two dozen international editorial and non-governmental organization boards.
Her most recent books are The Politics of Human Rights Protection (Rowman and Littlefield, 2009) and Latin America, Its Problems and Its Promise (2010). Her articles published or forthcoming in 2010 deal with rights of and challenges facing women and indigenous peoples.
Point of contact for Amnesty is Lindsey Rowland. firstname.lastname@example.org Please contact her for additional details.