Heather Smith-Cannoy and Wendy Wong will discuss how they each turned their dissertations into successful books.

Smith-Cannoy is an associate professor and department chair of international studies at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR. Her first book, Insincere Commitments: Human Rights Treaties, Abusive States, and Citizen Activism, was published by Georgetown University Press 2012. She is currently working on her second book (with Tony Smith), Sex Trafficking: From the Local to the Global also under contract with Georgetown University Press. She has also published articles in The Journal of Human Rights, Human Rights Review, International Journal of Political Science, among others and chapters in edited volumes on Oxford University Press, Harvard University Press, and University of Pennsylvania Press among others.

Wendy Wong is an associate professor of political science and director of the Trudeau Center for Peace, Conflict, and Justice at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto. Her first book, Internal Affairs, was published by Cornell University Press in 2012. She is currently working on her second book (with Sarah Stroup) on the authority of international NGOs in global politics. She has also published articles in Review of International Organizations, International Studies Review, Human Rights Review, British Journal of Political Science, among others and chapters in edited volumes on Cambridge University Press and Cornell University Press. 

 

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