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Human Rights in Practice: Book Talk - "A Woman's Place: U.S. Counterterrorism Since 9/11" by Dr. Joana Cook

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Friday, February 07, 2020
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Dr. Joana Cook, Senior Research Fellow at the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation (ICSR) and Research Associate in the Department of War Studies, King's College London, for a discussion of her latest book, "A Woman's Place: U.S. Counterterrorism Since 9/11." Dr. Cook traces the evolution of women's place in US counterterrorism efforts through the administrations of Presidents Bush, Obama, and Trump, examining key agencies such as the Department of Defense, the Department of State, and USAID. This event is part of the Human Rights in Practice series, organized by Duke Law's International Human Rights Clinic and the Center for International and Comparative Law. Co-sponsored by the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, the Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, the Human Rights Law Society, and the International Law Society. Lunch will be provided. For more information, please contact Balfour Smith at