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Debbie Sharnak

Debbie Sharnak

Adjunct Instructor

Debbie Sharnak is a Lecturer at Harvard University, specializing in human rights, transitional justice, and nonprofits. She has worked at various NGOs including the International Center for Transitional Justice, the New Media Advocacy Project, and Public Action Research. Debbie is currently a country specialist for Amnesty International's Southern Cone co-Group and an analyst at Freedom House. She was a Fulbright Scholar in Uruguay and has been published in Diplomacy & Statecraft, the Journal of Iberian and Latin American Studies, Foreign Policy, NACLA, Upside Down World, Latin Correspondent and has contributed chapters to various edited volumes. She holds a PhD in History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Past Courses

Examining Aspirations and Applications: Human Rights in US Foreign Policy

This course will examine US national security issues through the prism of human rights.