Prof. Tom Farer

Tom Farer is University Professor at the University of Denver. He has been a fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Carnegie Endowment and The Wilson Center for International Scholars in Washington, D.C. He has worked in the Department of State as special assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Inter-American Affairs and in the Department of Defense as special assistant to the General Counsel. He has consulted for Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and other human rights organizations. At the United Nations he served as legal advisor to the UN operation in Somalia (1993) where decades earlier he had served as law and karate instructor to the National Police force. He has taught law at Columbia, Rutgers, Tulane, Harvard, Nanterre (Sorbonne), and American University and international relations at Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School, Johns Hopkins School for Advanced International Studies, American University’s School of International Service, IBEI (Barcelona), and Cambridge University.


US Elections: From Two-party System to Electoral College

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