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Tina Kempin Reuter

Tina Kempin Reuter

Associate Professor and Director, Institute for Human Rights, UAB College of Arts and Sciences
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Tina Kempin Reuter is the Director of the Institute for Human Rights and Associate Professor of human rights, peace studies, and international politics in the UAB Departments of Government and Anthropology. Her research focuses on human rights, ethnic conflict and genocide studies, and conflict management and peace making with a geographical focus on Europe and the Middle East. Before joining UAB, she was the Director of the Reiff Center for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution and Associate Professor of international and comparative politics at Christopher Newport University. She was formerly associated with the Solomon Asch Center for the Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict at the University of Pennsylvania, the Institute of Public International Law at the University of Zurich and the Center for Security Studies at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.

Kempin Reuter holds a PhD in International Relations and International Law and an MA in Contemporary History, Economics, and International Law from the University of Zurich, Switzerland. She is the author of numerous publications in her field and has been awarded multiple prizes and grants to expand her research and teaching. She is a native of Switzerland and speaks multiple languages. Kempin Reuter enjoys teaching seminar-style classes using various teaching methods and approaches, ranging from classical classroom teaching to online courses, simulations, and small group tutoring. She has offered multiple education abroad seminars including trips to Switzerland, Israel and the Palestinian territories, and to the Balkans (Kosovo) to study human rights.