Politics and International Relations Department

Dr. Daniel J. Whelan

Whelan, Daniel-4Associate Professor of Politics and International Relations

Office Location: Mills 217
Email: whelan@hendrix.edu
Phone: 501-450-1207


  • Ph.D., Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver
  • M.A., School of International Service, American University
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Courses (2016-2017)

  • History of the International System
  • Model United Nations
  • Senior Research Seminar
  • Analyzing Globalization
  • Normative Political Economy
  • Advanced International Relations

Recent Writings

  • “The Two Covenants and the Evolution of Human Rights,” in The SAGE Handbook of Human Rights (Anja Mihr and Mark Gibney, eds.) Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications (forthcoming, 2014).
  • “The Emerging Jurisprudence of Human Dignity.” Review of Dignity Rights: Courts, Constitutions, and the Worth of the Human Person, by Erin Daly (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2013). International Studies Review (forthcoming).
  • Book Review of Against Massacre: Humanitarian Interventions in the Ottoman Empire, 1815-1914 by Davide Rodogno (Princeton University Press, 2012). American Historical Review 118 (2013): 293-294. 
  • "Human Rights," in The Oxford Companion to International Relations (2013)
  • "Human Rights," in The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics (2012)
  • Indivisible Human Rights -- A History (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010)

Supplementary Documents

Curriculum Vitae