John Shattuck

The Fletcher School at Tufts University
Foundation executive; Human rights advocate; International relations expert
Leadership, Policy, and Communications
Educational and Academic Leadership

John Shattuck is a Professor of Practice at the Fletcher School at Tufts University and former senior fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University. He has served as U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Washington director of the American Civil Liberties Union; U.S Ambassador to the Czech Republic; CEO of the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation; and President of Central European University. He is author of Freedom on Fire: Human Rights Wars and America’s Response and co-author (with Sushma Raman and Mathias Risse) of Holding Together: The Hijacking of Rights in America and How to Reclaim Them for Everyone (The New Press). He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2007.

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