Kathryn Sikkink

Regents Professor and the McKnight Presidential Chair in Political Science at the University of Minnesota

Kathryn Sikkink is a Regents Professor and the McKnight Presidential Chair in Political Science at the University of Minnesota. Her publications include The Justice Cascade: How Human Rights Prosecutions are Changing World Politics (W.W. Norton, 2011); Mixed Signals: U.S. Human Rights Policy and Latin America; and Activists Beyond Borders: Advocacy Networks in International Politics (co-authored with Margaret Keck, awarded a Grawemeyer Award and the ISA Chadwick Alger Award); Sikkink has been a Fulbright Scholar and a Guggenheim Fellow. She is a fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations and the American Association for Arts and Sciences.

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Kathryn Sikkink on the Justice Cascade

Kathryn Sikkink on the Justice Cascade

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May 7, 2012

Kathryn Sikkink, Regents Professor of Political Science at the University of Minnesota, is one of the most influential scholars in the field of international relations. She is well known for her works on human rights, constructivism, and transnational social movements, including her important book Activists beyond Borders, co-written with Margaret Keck. She is currently in […]