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About Jan Knippers Black

Professor Black’s international experience includes Senior Associate Membership at St. Antony’s College, Oxford University; Fulbright, Mellon and other grants and Fellowships in South America, the Caribbean, and India; on-site or short-term teaching and honorary faculty positions in several Latin American countries, and extensive overseas lecturing and research. She was also a Peace Corps Volunteer in Chile and a faculty member with the University of Pittsburgh’s Semester-at-Sea program.
Dr. Black was a research professor in the Division of Public Administration , University of New Mexico, and editor and research administrator in American University’s Foreign Area Studies Division. She has also served on some two dozen international editorial and non-governmental organization boards.


Present Professor, Monterey Institute of International Studies

Research Interests

Latin American Politics, International Development, Gender and Development, Globalization, and Human Rights

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  • Seminar: Human Rights Impact Assessment
  • Seminar: Western Hemisphere: Politics and Policy Making
  • Seminar: Transitional Injustice: Chile

Contact Information

Monterey Institute of International Studies
460 Pierce St.
Monterey, CA 93950
(831) 647-4180


Articles (13)

Books (8)

Contributions to Books (6)