A Very Brief Overview of Modern Human Rights

Sam McFarland – Western Kentucky University

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Sam McFarland

Sam McFarland, Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Western Kentucky University has been a Fulbright Scholar in the Soviet Union, Director of Western’s University Honors Program , and President of the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP). Through his efforts, ISPP added a human rights standard for the work of political psychologists to its Constitution. Now semi-retired, he still teaches a human rights seminar and does research on support for human rights. He is now writing a college-level reader on 20 people who made major contributions to the advance of human rights law.