Assistant Professor of Human Rights and Education
Director, Thomas J. Dodd Research Center
University of Connecticut

Glenn Mitoma is an Assistant Professor of Human Rights and Education, jointly appointed with the Human Rights Institute and the Neag School of Education Department of Curriculum and Instruction.  He is also Director of the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.  Glenn’s scholarship has focused on the history of human rights and human rights education.  With Sarita Cargas, he is co-editor of the recent special issue of the Journal of Human Rights focused on human rights in higher education.  His first book, Human Rights and the Negotiation of American Power, was published in 2013 by the University of Pennsylvania Press.  As Director of the Dodd Center, he oversees programs designed to promote a culture of human rights, including initiatives in K-12 human rights education, business and human rights, and democracy and dialogue.