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Judith Kelley

Judith Kelley

Dean, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University

Judith Kelley is the Dean of the Sanford School of Public Policy and the ITT/Terry Sanford Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Political Science. She is also a senior fellow with the Kenan Institute for Ethics. 

Kelley's work focuses on how states, international organizations and NGOs can promote domestic political reforms in problem states, and how international norms, laws and other governance tools influence state behavior. Substantively, her work addresses human rights and democracy, international election observation, and human trafficking. Past work has focused on the International Criminal Court, the European Union and other international organizations. Details on her election monitoring project are on the web at Project on International Election Monitoring. Her newest work focuses on the global fight against human trafficking.