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The Power of Partnerships: Transnational Organizations and Global Women’s Empowerment
The American Democracy Project is hosting a talk by Patrice McMahon who will speak about the power of protests and movement building.
Patrice McMahon (PhD Columbia University) is an Associate Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her research focuses on human security, nongovernmental organizations, human rights and U.S. foreign policy. She is the author of The NGO Game: Post-Conflict Peacebuilding in the Balkans and Beyond (Forthcoming: Cornell University Press) and the co-author (with David Forsythe) of American Exceptionalism Reconsidered: U.S. Foreign Policy, Human Rights and World Order (Routledge: 2017). She is also the author of Taming Ethnic Hatreds: Ethnic Cooperation and Transnational Networks in Eastern Europe (2007) and has been involved in four other book projects, including State Responses to Human Security: At home and Abroad (2014) and State building and the International Community: Getting its Act Together? (2012). Her research has appeared in various publications, including Foreign Affairs, Political Science Quarterly, Human Rights Quarterly, Democratization, and Ethnopolitics and has been supported by the American Council for Learned Societies (ACLS), the U.S. Department of State, the National Research Council, the National Council for East European and Eurasian Research (NCEER), the Soros Foundation, and the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
She is currently working on two new projects on foundations and global women’s empowerment and transnational actors, water security and peacebuilding.