Author Archives: Maria Norris

Feb 3 2015

Comics and Human Rights: An Interview with G. Willow Wilson

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Maria Werdine Norris is a final year PhD candidate at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her research is on the British Counterterrorism strategy and legislation, with a focus on nationalism, security and human rights. You can find her on Twitter … Continue reading

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Feb 3 2015

Comics and Human Rights: Kamala Khan and the Narrative of Terror

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  Maria Werdine Norris is a final year PhD candidate at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her research is on the British Counterterrorism strategy and legislation, with a focus on nationalism, security and human rights. You can find her on … Continue reading

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Feb 2 2015

Comics and Human Rights: Wonder Woman and The Trickiness of Superheroines

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  Carolyn Cocca is Associate Professor in the Department of Politics, Economics, and Law at the State University of New York, College at Old Westbury. She is the author of Jailbait: The Politics of Statutory Rape Laws in the United States (SUNY Press), … Continue reading

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Feb 2 2015

Comics and Human Rights: The Importance of Representation in Comics. A Social Psychology Perspective

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Mara Wood is a school psychology doctoral student at the University of Central Arkansas. Her research focus is on the educational application of comics as well as their use in therapeutic settings with children and adolescents. She is a regular … Continue reading

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Feb 2 2015

Comics and Human Rights: Taking The Long Way. The Super-Heroine’s Struggle for Respect

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Bob Reyer is a Senior Editor and podcast co-host for Talking Comics. He has been a comics fan for more than half-a-century since reading Fantastic Four #5 and Showcase #37 back in 1962, and has been delving into the medium’s … Continue reading

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Feb 2 2015

Comics and Human Rights: A Change is Gonna Come. Women in the Superhero Genre

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Sam LeBas is a comic book editor and journalist from Louisiana. She works with the independent publisher ComixTribe, editing comic books, as well as helping aspiring creators learn about the process of making and publishing comics. In addition to writing … Continue reading

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Feb 2 2015

Comics, Human Rights and Representation: An Introduction

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Maria Werdine Norris is a final year PhD candidate at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her research is on the British Counterterrorism strategy and legislation, with a focus on nationalism, security and human rights. You can find her on Twitter … Continue reading

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Dec 17 2014

Torture, Prevent and the Cult of Secrecy

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Maria Werdine Norris @MariaWNorris is a final year PhD candidate at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is researching the British Counterterrorism strategy and legislation, with a focus on nationalism, security and human rights. The publication of the CIA Torture … Continue reading

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Nov 6 2014

Do we need to rethink the right to democracy?

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Nicolette Stickland studied the MSc Human Rights in 2012-2013.  Before that she studied BA History and Politics at the University of Oxford.  She is currently working at the think-tank CentreForum, helping with their events programme and conducting research into community … Continue reading

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Oct 8 2014

Access to Remedy: an International Tribunal for Business and Human Rights?

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Hilary Stauffer is a Visiting Fellow at LSE’s Centre for the Study of Human Rights. She is an international lawyer with extensive experience working on projects in the U.S., Europe, Africa, and Asia. Her specialties include International Law, Rule of … Continue reading

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