Thursday, March 26, 2009

April 8: Department Colloquium

The Department of Religious Studies
Brown Bag Lunch Colloquium Series
University of Pittsburgh

Paul J. Nelson

Associate Professor of International Development, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

University of Pittsburgh

“Religion and Civil Society Actors in International Development:

A Report on the Early Stages of a Project on Religion, Political Voice, and Accountability”

Wednesday, April 8, 2009
12:00 noon- 1 pm
2628 Cathedral of Learning
Coffee and cookies provided

Paul Nelson's research interests include non-governmental organizations; transparency in international organizations; religion and civil society; and human rights and development. Coauthor of New Rights Advocacy: Changing Strategies of Development and Human Rights NGOs [with Ellen Dorsey] (Georgetown University Press, 2008), Dr. Nelson is currently working on a "Religious Institutions and Voices in International Development," funded by the Henry Luce Foundation (2008-2011).

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