Dr. William H. Meyer

A Horizontal Rule
Dr. William H. Meyer

Political Science and International Relations
402 Smith Hall
Phone: (302) 831-2858

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William H. Meyer, PhD (University of Iowa, 1984) joined the Department in 1984. He teaches courses on human rights, American foreign policy, and international relations. Meyer’s current research is for a forthcoming book, Human Rights and Global Governance: Case Studies at the Intersection of Ethics and Power Politics, including case studies on impunity vs. prosecution for dictators; indigenous rights; corporate social responsibility and the Alien Tort Claims Act; war crimes (in Iraq and Afghanistan) and just war theory; and labor rights and development in the Global South. Other chapters include a study of human rights treaties and competing models of global governance.

Recent Publications:

'Human Rights, Global Governance and International Justice,' POROI 4:2 (June 2005).

Security, Economics and Morality in American Foreign Policy. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 2004.

'Activism and Research on TNCs and Human Rights,' in Scott Pegg and George Frynas, eds. Transnational Corporations and Human Rights. London: Palgrave, 2003.

'Human Rights, the UN's Global Compact and Global Governance,' with Boyka Stefanova. Cornell International Law Journal. 34:3 (2001).

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