Almerindo Ojeda is the director of the UCDavis Center for the Study of Human Rights in the Americas. CSHRA is an academic initiative for the comprehensive study of human rights across the American continent. Its mission is to support efforts to gather information about human rights in our hemisphere, interpret it from cross-disciplinary perspectives, develop appropriate legal instruments, create relevant curricula, and enhance human rights in the Americas through enlightened action. CSHRA was founded in the Spring of 2005 through a generous grant from the UCDavis Office of Research. It is housed within the Hemispheric Institute on the Americas at the University of California at Davis. Currently, CSHRA is carrying out two research projects:
|The Guantánamo Testimonials Project
||The Neurobiology of Psychological Torture|
Here is a selection of Almerindo's papers and editions in the area of human rights.
- Ojeda, Almerindo (2012) "Guantánamospeak and the manufacture of consent". In Mickey Huff et al. (Eds.) Censored 2013. Dispatches from the Media Revolution. New York, Seven Stories Press, pp. 337-344.
- Ojeda, Almerindo (2008) The Trauma of Psychological Torture. Praeger Publishers.
- Ojeda, Almerindo (2008) "What is Psychological Torture?". In Ojeda, A. (Ed.) The Trauma of Psychological Torture. Praeger Publishers.
- Ojeda, Almerindo (in press) "Educación y Derechos Humanos." Actas del Foro Universal de las Culturas. Monterrey, México.
- Ojeda, Almerindo (2011) "Truth, Accountability, Reform, and Reconciliation: The Road to Security and the Restoration of American Values". Paper presented at the Rutgers University Symposium Unsettled Foundations, Uncertain Results: 9/11 and the Law. February 3, 2011. New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, New Jersey.
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