Sieger, Lynette E.

Area of Study: 
Global Political Theory, Legal Theory, Legitimacy, Global Public Policy, Global Governance, Peacebuilding
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Lynette E. Sieger is a doctoral candidate at the Division of Global Affairs and a Global Ethics Fellow for the Future at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs (New York City), and a Graduate Student Associate of the Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights. She is Research Assistant to the Director of the Division of Global Affairs, Dr. Jean-Marc Coicaud. Ms. Sieger spent the summer of 2014 in Paris, France at the Institut d’études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) as a Visiting Ph.D. Researcher at the Centre for International Studies and Research (CERI). She holds an M.A. from the Gallatin School, New York University with a concentration in Global Justice and Ethics, pursued through the departments of philosophy, politics, and the School of Law and was the recipient of the Richard J. Koppenaal Scholarship Award for her Masters studies. She received her B.A. in Philosophy from Westminster College. Ms. Sieger's professional experience includes the position of analyst/researcher under the principal investigator, Dr. Patty Chang, for the United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services, working paper "Meta-Evaluation of the Effectiveness, Impact, and Relevance of United Nations Peace Operations". She served as an Editorial Associate for the double volume Encyclopedia of Global Justice under the Chief Editor Dr. Deen Chatterjee and is a former Editorial Intern for the Journal of Ethics & International Affairs. She produces the Conversations in Global Affairs series for the Division of Global Affairs. Ms. Sieger teaches the following sections in the Department of Political Science: 21:790:384:Q1 International Organizations 21:790:387:01 International Law

Select Publications
Encyclopedia of Global Justice, Deen Chatterjee ed. (Springer, 2011) Selected Chapters Authored: i. Consensus and Justification ii. Development Assistance iii. Global Contractarian Justice iv. Global Public Reason v. Human Trafficking vi. International Organizations vii. Nagel, Thomas viii. Poverty ix. United Nations: Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding x. United Nations: Reform Review: Making Sense of Mass Atrocity by Mark Osiel, Ethics & International Affairs, 25(4), Winter 2011 Review: Human Trafficking a Global Perspective by Louise Shelley, Ethics & International Affairs 25(2), Summer 2011 Essay, "Torture the Bleeding of Universal Human Rights", Elie Wiesel Foundation (September, 2007)

Selected Conferences and Presentations Guest Speaker, Graduate Student International/Global Lunch Series Rutgers University Centers for Global Advancement and International Affairs "Crises in Global Governance: United Nations Peace Operations" November, 2014 Speaker, Fourth Annual Global Ethics Fellows Conference, and Centennial Celebrations, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, New York, New York "Legitimacy and Global Governance" October 2014 Presentation, Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights, Inaugural International Conference: Genocide: Pathways and Passages. Rutgers University "Genocide in the Process of Colonization, Knights of the Teutonic Order: Campaign against Prussian Pagans" April 2014 Panelist, Tanner Center for Nonviolent Human Rights Advocacy Annual Human Rights, Conflict Resolution, Nonviolence and Peace Conference, University of Utah “Norms, Practice, and Global NGOs” February, 2014 Speaker, Rutgers University Division of Global Affairs, Global Ethics Conference “Legitimacy in Global Governance” October, 2013 Speaker, New York University, Gallatin School Graduate Research Conference: Intersections “Political Legitimacy Reconstituted: Globalization, Recognition, and Obligation.” April, 2012 Twitter: @LynetteSieger

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