Alison Dundes Renteln is professor of political science, anthropology, public policy, and law at the University of Southern California.

An expert on cultural rights, she is author of The Cultural Defense (2004), which provides an overview of the debate surrounding the admissibility of cultural evidence in the courtroom. Her other publications include International Human Rights: Universalism Versus Relativism (1990) and, with Alan Dundes, Folk Law: Essays in the Theory and Practice of Lex Non Scripta (1994).

Last Updated: June 2, 2017