The Asian/Asian American Studies Institute is pleased to announce several publications for Affiliate Faculty Shareen Hertel, with topics that range from implementing the right to food in India and South Africa to re-framing human rights advocacy.

AAASI Affiliate Faculty SHAREEN HERTELShareen Hertel  is Associate Professor of Political Science and the Human Rights Institute, UConn – Storrs. Her research focuses on changes in transnational human rights advocacy, with a focus on labor and economic rights issues. A consultant to foundations, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and United Nations agencies in the United States, Latin America and South Asia, she has conducted fieldwork in factory zones along the US-Mexico border, in Bangladesh’s garment manufacturing export sector, among NGO networks in India, and in the multilateral trade arena. Hertel is editor of The Journal of Human Rights, serves on the editorial boards of Human Rights Review as well as Human Rights and Human Welfare, and is co-editor of the International Studies Intensives book series of Paradigm Publishers.

In 2016, the following publications are either in print or are soon forthcoming: Shareen Hertel, Corinne Tagliarina, and Catherine Buerger. “Cheap Talk on Food: Party Politics in India and the challenge of implementing the right to food,” Human Rights Quarterly (forthcoming); Shareen Hertel, “A New Route to Norms Evolution: Insights from India,” Social Movement Studies 15, 6 (2016) – forthcoming; Shareen Hertel and Allison MacKay, “Engineering and Human Rights: Teaching Across the Divide,” Business and Human Rights Journal 1, 1 (January 2016): 159-164; Shareen Hertel, “Re-Framing Human Rights Advocacy: The Rise of Economic Rights,” in Human Rights Futures, Jack Snyder, Leslie Vinjamuri, and Stephen Hopgood, eds. (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming); Shareen Hertel, “Forging Alternative Routes to Norms Change: Economic Rights Protagonists,” in Expanding Human Rights: 21st Century Norms and Governance, Alison Brysk, and Michael Stohl, eds. (Edward Elgar Publishing, forthcoming); Shareen Hertel, “Right to Food Advocacy in India: Possibilities, Limitations, and Lessons Learned,” in Food Security in South Africa: Human Rights & Entitlement Perspectives, Viviene Taylor and Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, eds. (Cape Town, South Africa: University of Cape Town Press, 2016), 210-226; and Susan Randolph and Shareen Hertel, “The Right to Food: A Global Perspective,” in Food Security in South Africa: Human Rights & Entitlement Perspectives, Viviene Taylor and Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, eds. (Cape Town, South Africa: University of Cape Town Press, 2016). Reprinted with permission from Cambridge University Press, 25-52.