Executive Committee 2010-2014
Members of the Executive Committee

Jan Marie Fritz

She is a Professor in the School of Planning at the University of Cincinnati, USA, the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Human Rights and International Studies at the Danish Institute of Human Rights, Denmark, and a Senior Research Fellow with the Centre for Sociological Research at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

She received the College Award at the University of Cincinnati for Outstanding Research and Creative Work in 2008, the American Sociological Association’s Distinguished Career Award for the Practice of Sociology in 2010 and the Ohio Mediation Association’s Better World Award in 2011.

She is a past Vice-President of the International Sociological Association and represents the ISA to the UN.  She has organized ISA sessions for two years at the parallel events connected with the meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. She is the president of the ISA RC46 Clinical Sociology and a past vice president and current board member of RC26.

She has written or edited more than 100 publications including International Clinical Sociology  (Springer, 2008), “Sécurité des femmes et des filles par pays” (Tu me fais peur quand tu cries!, 2010), “Special Education Mediation in the United States” (People with Health Limitations in Modern Society, 2010), “Women, Peace, Security and the National Action Plans (Journal of Applied Social Science, 2011), “Addressing Environmental Racism” (SOCIOIIPOCTIP, 2011), “Including Sociological Practice” in The Shape of Sociology for the 21st Century, 2012), “Practicing Sociology: Clinical Sociology and Human Rights” (Handbook of Sociology and Human Rights, 2012) and Moving Toward a Just Peace: The Mediation Continuum (Springer, forthcoming).

November 2011

International Sociological Association