ON LEAVE FALL 2018
James Ron is a professor of public affairs at the University of Minnesota. He was born in the U.S. (1967), grew up in Israel (1976-1993), and earned a PhD in sociology at U.C. Berkeley (1999). Before moving to Minneapolis in 2012, James taught at the Johns Hopkins University, in Baltimore (1999-2001); at McGill University, in Montreal (2001-2006); at Carleton University, in Ottawa (2006-11); and at CIDE, in Mexico City (2011-12).
Over the years, James has worked or consulted for the Associated Press; Human Rights Watch; the International Committee of the Red Cross;and CARE. James has also done applied research projects with support from the Ford Foundation, Open Society Foundations, and various Canadian government agencies, including its foreign and affairs & international cooperation ministry.
James Ron is on leave during fall semester 2018.