Berdal Aral graduated from the Department of International Relations of the Faculty of Political Sciences in Ankara, Turkey, in 1985. He received a M.A. from University of Kent, England, 1990, and received his Ph.D. from University of Glasgow 1994. His thesis was “Turkey and International Society from a Critical Legal Perspective.” Currently, he works as a lecturer at the Department of International Relations, Fatih University, Istanbul. He has written articles covering such issues such as Turkey’s approach to international law, Turkey and the European Union, human rights, and new international law.
Christine Bell is Professor of Public International Law, Transitional Justice Institute, School of Law, University of Ulster. She was an executive member of the Belfast-based Committee on the Administration of Justice from 1992–1997, and Chairperson from 1995–1997. From 1999–2002 she was a member of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission established under the Belfast Agreement.
Daniel A. Bell is currently a fellow at Stanford’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (2003–2004) and Associate Professor at the City University of Hong Kong. He has also taught at the National University of Singapore and the University of Hong Kong. His recent publications include East Meets West: Human Rights and Democracy in East Asia (Princeton University Press, 2000) and the co-edited volumes Confucianism for the Modern World (Cambridge University Press, 2003), Forms of Justice (Rowman and Littlefield, 2003), and The East Asian Challenge for Human Rights (Cambridge University Press, 1999).
Joseph H. Carens is Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto. He received his Ph.D. from Yale University. His most recent book is Culture, Citizenship and Community: A Contextual Exploration of Justice as Evenhandedness (Oxford University Press, 2000). He has also published three other books and more than forty journal articles or chapters in books. He is currently writing a book on the ethics of immigration.
Hugh Corder graduated B.Com., LL.B. from the University of Cape Town in 1977; from Cambridge, England in 1979; and received a D.Phil. from Oxford in 1983. He was appointed to the Chair of Public Law at Cape Town in 1987, and has been Dean of the Faculty of Law since 1999. He has been extensively involved in the process of constitutional change in South Africa, helping draft the interim Bill of Rights in 1993 as well as the final Constitution in 1995–1996. He has been a central figure in the reform of administrative law since 1991. He has written and edited seven books and many articles.
William A. Douglas is Interim Director of the International Development Program at the School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University (SAIS), [End Page 556] and a SAIS adjunct professor. He holds an M.A. from SAIS, and a Ph.D. in Politics from Princeton University.
John-Paul Ferguson, SAIS 2001, has worked as a consultant with the World Bank’s Social Development Department. He holds a SAIS M.A., and is currently pursuing a doctorate at MIT’s Institute for Work and Employment Research.
David P. Forsythe is University Professor and Charles J. Mach Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. In 2004 he expects to complete a book entitled, The Humanitarians: The International Committee of the Red Cross.
Michael Freeman is a Research Professor of Political Theory in the Department of Government, University of Essex, United Kingdom.
Dina Francesca Haynes is currently teaching at The Center for Applied Legal Studies at the Georgetown University Law Center. From 1998 to mid-2002, she worked consecutively for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Croatia, served as Deputy Director of the Human Rights Department for the OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina and as the Human Rights Advisor for the OSCE’s Mission to Serbia and Montenegro. The last mission would have been “Mission to Yugoslavia” at that time. She has also been a government attorney for the Department of Justice, within the former Immigration and Naturalization Service.
Keisuke Iida is a Professor of International Politics at Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard University and...