Sikkink, Kathryn

Kathryn Sikkink is a Regents Professor and the McKnight Presidential Chair in Political Science at the University of Minnesota.  Besides The Justice Cascade, featured on Rorotoko, her publications include Mixed Signals: U.S. Human Rights Policy and Latin America; Activists Beyond Borders: Advocacy Networks in International Politics (co-authored with Margaret Keck and awarded the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas for Improving World Order and the ISA Chadwick Alger Award for Best Book in the area of International Organizations); and The Power of Human Rights: International Norms and Domestic Change (co-edited with Thomas Risse and Stephen Ropp).  She has a Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University and has been a Fulbright Scholar in Argentina and a Guggenheim fellow. Sikkink is a fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations and the American Association for Arts and Sciences, and a member of the editorial board of the International Studies Quarterly and International Organization.

On Rorotoko:

On her book The Justice Cascade: How Human Rights Prosecutions Are Changing World Politics
(Our Cover Feature of December 11, 2011)