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Flood, Patrick James

FLOOD, Patrick James

PERSONAL: Born in Zanesville, OH; son of Patrick E. (a restaurant and pub owner and an insurance agent) and A. Helen (a librarian; maiden name, Norman) Flood; married Anita L. Rizzardi (an artist, businessperson, and political activist), August 18, 1962; children: John Stephen, Mary-Catherine Flood Selfe, Pauline Flood Zelkin, Anita Flood Caulfield, Patrick. Education: Providence College, A.B.; Georgetown University, M.A.; University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Ph.D. Politics: Republican. Religion: Roman Catholic. Hobbies and other interests: Poetry, swimming, hiking, golf, travel.

ADDRESSES: Home—58 Waldo St., Holyoke, MA 01040.

CAREER: Independent researcher and writer. U.S. Foreign Service, Washington, DC, retired foreign service officer. Budapest Economics University, visiting professor, 1994–95; adjunct professor of political science at University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Elms College, and other New England institutions. Active in political campaigns.

MEMBER: American Political Science Association, Americam Society of International Law, University Faculty for Life, Republican City Committee.

AWARDS, HONORS: U.S. Department of State, Meritorious Honor Award, Superior Performance Award, and several commendations, all from U.S. Department of State.

WRITINGS:

The Effectiveness of UN Human Rights Institutions, Praeger Publishers (Westport, CT), 1998.

Contributor to books, including The Diplomacy of Human Rights, University Press of America (Lanham, MD), 1986; The United States and Human Rights: Looking Inward and Outward, University of Nebraska Press (Lincoln, NE), 2000; Life and Learning X, University Faculty for Life (Washington, DC), 2002; International Humanitarian Law: Origins, Transnational Publishers (Ardsley, NY), 2003; and Life and Learning XI, University Faculty for Life (Washington, DC), 2003. Contributor to periodicals, including East European Quarterly and ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law.

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