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Professor George Andreopoulos
Position: Professor
Campus Affiliation: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. and LL.B. Cambridge University
Research Interests: International security, international human rights and international humanitarian law issues
Among Prof. Andreopoulos publications are Non-State Actors in the Human Rights Universe (with Zehra Arat and Peter Juviler, Kumarian Press, 2006). (ed.) Genocide: Conceptual and Historical Dimensions. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994; paperback, 1997; with Sir Michael Howard and Mark Shulman. The Laws of War: Constraints on Warfare in the Western World. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1994; paperback 199; with Harold Selesky. The Aftermath of Defeat: Societies, Armed Forces and the Challenge of Recovery. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1994; The Use and Abuse of anti Americanism in Greece. Athens: Polytypo Publications, 1994; with Richard Pierre Claude. Human Rights Education for the Twenty-First Century. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997; and most recently (Ed.) Concepts and Strategies in International Human Rights. New York: Peter Lang Publishing, 2003. The Human Rights Education book has been translated into Japanese and published by Akashi Shoten Ltd. and also translated into Chinese. The book was nominated for the Grawemeyer Award in Education. He is the Founding Director of the Center for International Human Rights at John Jay College. He serves on the Editorial Board of Human Rights Review and is served as President of the Human Rights Section of APSA from 2003-2004. Professor Andreopoulos' latest book (with Rosemary Barberet and James Levine) is International Criminal Justice: Critical Perspectives and New Challenges (Springer, 2011). In addition, he is the Editor of the recently launched Springer Book Series on International Justice and Human Rights.