William Paul Simmons
William Paul Simmons is a professor of Gender & Women's Studies and director of the online Human Rights Practice graduate program at the University of Arizona.Espanol | French |
Paternal ignorance in human rights devalues knowledge of marginalized populations
In the paternal drive to offer aid, victims and their knowledge are viewed as inferior, but rights activists need to admit their ignorance and question their positionality.
Making the case for a more joyful approach to human rights
Joy is essential to understanding the struggle for human rights, and recognizing this can articulate a more positive notion of human rights.