Joshua Cooper is an academic, author, analyst, and activist based in Hawaii. He has created and coordinated four dozen unique courses in Political Science, Journalism and Peace Studies, drafting and delivering curriculum for more than one hundred classes in two decades at the University of Hawaii. Cooper also offers instruction for the University of New South Wales Diplomacy Training Program. Cooper taught for twenty years and is currently Dean of Research at the International Training Center for Teaching Peace and Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland and Dean of the International Human and Peoples Rights (INNES) in Vienna, Austria. Cooper conducts scholarly research, lectures worldwide at graduate programs and law clinics, and speaks regularly at the UN and NGO assembles to contribute to public policy making to realize human rights.