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Loyola faculty presents at Dutch human rights conference

December 18, 2009

Loyola criminal justice professor Patrick Walsh, Ph.D., department chair William E. Thornton, Ph.D., and Lydia Voigt, Ph.D., senior vice provost, recently presented an paper entitled “Post-Hurricane Katrina Corruption and Human Rights Violations in New Orleans, Louisiana” at an international conference on corruption and human rights in Maastricht, Netherlands.

The conference, sponsored by Maastricht University Centre for Human Rights, brought together researchers in various disciplines from around the world to examine the links between corruption and human rights. The paper presented by Walsh, Thornton and Voigt has been selected for publication in a book examining research evidence on corruption and its connection to human rights violations and policy implications.

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