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Richard Falk

Richard Falk is a leading international law professor, prominent activist, prolific author, and a pioneer thinker dedicated to peace and justice. During forty years at Princeton University Falk was active in seeking an end to the Vietnam War, a better understanding of Iran, a just solution for Israel/Palestine, and improved democracy in South Korea, South Africa, India, and the Philippines. He also served as UN Special Rapporteur for Occupied Palestine. His books include A Study of Future Worlds, Public Intellectual:: The Life of a Citizen Pilgrim, and Protecting Human Rights in Occupied Gaza (co-editor). In 2010 he was named Outstanding Public Scholar in Political Economy by the International Studies Association. Since 2009 he has been nominated annually for the Nobel Peace Prize.