Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann

Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University

From 2003 to 2016 Rhoda Howard-Hassmann held a Canada Research Chair in International Human Rights at Wilfrid Laurier University; from 1976 to 2003 she was a professor of sociology at McMaster University. She has won several academic awards for her work on international human rights, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. She is the author of eight books, most recently State Food Crimes (Cambridge University Press, 2016), and In Defense of Universal Human Rights (Polity, 2018), and is co-editor of four others, most recently The Human Right to Citizenship (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015).

Experience

  • –present
    Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, Wilfrid Laurier University

Education

  • 1976 
    McGill University, Ph.D. in Sociology