The International Studies Public Forum (ISPF) presents

"Explaining the Advocacy Agenda: Insights from the Human Security Network"
with Charli Carpenter, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Thursday, May 5, 2011
3:30-5:00 p.m.
Social Science Plaza A, Room 1100

Charli Carpenter is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Her teaching and research interests include national security ethics, laws of war, transnational advocacy networks, gender and political violence, war crimes, comparative genocide studies, humanitarian affairs and the role of information technology in human security. She has a particular interest in the gap between intentions and outcomes among advocates of human security. She has published three books and numerous journal articles and has served as a consultant for the United Nations. Carpenter's current research focuses on global agenda-setting, investigating why certain issues but not others end up on the human security agenda. With funding from the National Science Foundation, she is directing a project on transnational advocacy networks.

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