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Raymond J. Kelley Endowed Chair in International Relations

Clifford Bob, Ph.D., J.D.

Clifford Bob studies human rights, globalization, and transnational networks. His book, The Global Right Wing and the Clash of World Politics, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2012. His 2005 book, The Marketing of Rebellion: Insurgents, Media, and International Activism (Cambridge University Press), won the 2007 International Studies Association Best Book Award, co-won the 2007 North Central Sociological Association Scholarly Achievement Award, and was listed as a "Top Book of 2006" by The Globalist. He edited The International Struggle for New Human Rights (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009) and has written for political science, law, and policy journals. His opinion articles have appeared in newspapers such as the International Herald Tribune, Los Angeles Times, South China Morning Post, Sydney Morning Herald, San Francisco Examiner, and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He has also been interviewed by National Public Radio's "Weekend Edition," Minnesota Public Radio's "Midmorning," CNN, and other media.

Dr. Bob has won fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, Social Science Research Council, U.S. Institute of Peace, Smith Richardson Foundation, and Albert Einstein Institution. He holds a Ph.D. from MIT, a J.D. from NYU, and a B.A. magna cum laude in social studies from Harvard. In addition to his teaching and scholarship, Dr. Bob serves as Advisor to the University's Pre-Law Program.