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About Anthony Chase

Professor Chase is a theoretician of human rights, most often in the context of the Middle East. His current projects include Handbook on Human Rights and the Middle East and North Africa (Routledge, 2017) and an article on Human Rights and Interdisciplinarity. His most recent book is Human Rights, Revolution, and Reform in the Muslim World (2012). Chase was guest editor of a special volume of the Muslim World Journal of Human Rights, titled "The Transnational Muslim World, Human Rights, and the Rights of Women and Sexual Minorities" (2007). His first book was Human Rights in the Arab World: Independent Voices (co-edited with Amr Hamzawy, 2006). Among his peer reviewed articles, the most recent is “Human Rights Contestations: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity” (International Journal of Human Rights, 2016). 
Chase has received Harvard Law School, Fulbright, and U.S. Institute of Peace fellowships, among others, and has worked with Arab and transnational non-governmental organizations, as well as with the Danish Institute for Human Rights, World Health Organization, the United Nations Development Program, and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.


Present Professor, Diplomacy and World Affairs, Occidental College

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Phone: (323) 259-1493


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