A distinguished academic, authority on human rights, and former national political leader, Michael Ignatieff holds joint appointments as Professor at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto and at the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
Known for his work as a historian, Ignatieff has also held senior academic posts at the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford, and Harvard University.
Ignatieff is one of the most influential voices in the global debate on human rights, as well as the distinguished author of an acclaimed biography of British academic Sir Isaiah Berlin and such award-winning works as Blood and Belonging and The Rights Revolution.
Ignatieff is chair of Carnegie Council's Centennial project, Ethics for a Connected World.
- Re-Imagining a Global Ethic
- The Lesser Evil: Hard Choices in a War on Terror
- Human Rights as Politics and Idolatry
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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2013