Burkle Talk with Jon Pevehouse, Associate Prof., University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
Join us for a lunchtime lecture by Jon Pevehouse, Associate Professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. He will lecture on "International Institutions, Democracy, and Human Rights" and present his recent paper titled, "Human Rights Institutions, Membership, and Compliance."
Wednesday, April 29, 200912:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Jon Pevehouse, an Associate Professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, has written widely on international organizations and international political economy issues in the field of international relations. His most recent work focuses on American foreign policy and how domestic political institutions constrain the president's ability to exercise military force abroad. He also is involved in an ongoing project on the political implications of regional trade integration.
Pevehouse's previous work has examined reciprocity within regional political conflicts, democratization and regional organizations, the political-military implications of international organizations, and economic interdependence. He is the author of Democracy from Above? Regional Organizations and Democratization (Cambridge University Press, 2005) and (with William Howell) While Dangers Gather: Congressional Checks on Presidential War Powers (Princeton University Press, 2007). He is also the author (with Joshua Goldstein) of International Relations (Longman Press), the leading undergraduate text on international relations.
Jon Pevehouse will present on his paper titled, "Human Rights Institutions, Membership, and Compliance."
Download a copy of his paper: HumanRights,Institutions,MembershipandCompliance.pdf
A light lunch will be served.
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Sponsor(s): Burkle Center for International Relations