Theories of human rights norms in international relations; the influence of non-governmental
organizations on state behavior; theories of global justice; how ideas about right and wrong are put into practice by global political actors.
Selected recent publications and current research
Clark, Ann Marie, Paul Bracke, and Amy Barton. 2014, unpublished. "Coding Human Rights Appeals in
International Politics: Researching Amnesty International's Urgent Action Texts." Poster
presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, 3-6 April.
Raymond, Leigh, S. Laurel Weldon, Daniel Kelly, Ximena B. Arriaga, and Ann Marie Clark. 2014.
"Making Change: Norm-Based Strategies for Institutional Change to Address Intractable
Problems." Political Research Quarterly 67: 197-211.
Clark, Ann Marie. 2013. "The Normative Context of Human Rights Criticism: Treaty Ratification and UN
Mechanisms." In The Persistent Power of Human Rights: From Commitment to Compliance,
eds. Thomas Risse, Steven C. Ropp and Kathryn Sikkink. Cambridge Studies in International
Relations: Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press. 125-44.
Online Access to Selected Works by Professor Clark: http://works.bepress.com/ann_marie_clark