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James DeShaw Rae

Education | Courses | Publications | Research Interests | About Me

Contact Information

Title: Assistant Professor
TR 12:00-1:15pm; 3:00-4:15pm; or by appt.
E-mail: rae@csus.edu
(916) 278-7866

Sacramento State
Tahoe 3123
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6089



  • PhD. Political Science. University of Hawai'i. 2005.
  • MA. International Affairs. American University. 1998.
  • BA. Political Science. University of Iowa. 1993.

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  • Government and Politics in Asia
  • International Organization
  • International Law
  • World Politics

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  • Rae, James DeShaw. “Promoting Human Rights through Hybrid Courts: The Serious Crimes Process in East
    Timor,” in Lilian A. Barria and Steven D. Roper, eds. Development of Institutions of Human Rights. London, U.K.:
    Palgrave/Macmillan, 2010 [forthcoming].
  • Rae, James DeShaw. Peacebuilding and Transitional Justice in East Timor. Boulder, CO: First Forum/Lynne Rienner Press, 2009.
  • Rae, James. “War Crimes Accountability: Justice and Reconciliation in Cambodia and East Timor.” Global
    Change, Peace, and Security
    15, no. 2 (June 2003): 157-78.
  • Irvin, Cynthia and James Rae. “Spain and the Basque Country.” In John Darby. The Effects of Violence on Peace
    s. Washington, DC: U.S. Institute of Peace Press, 2001: 77-86.
  • Rae, James, and John Darby, “Peace Processes from 1988-98: Changing Patterns,” Ethnic Studies Report 17, no.
    1 (January 1999): 45-64.
  • Serwer, Daniel, Lauren Van Metre, and James Rae, Montenegro-And More-At Risk, Special Report (Washington,
    DC: United States Institute of Peace Press, 1999).

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Research Interests

  • Human Rights, War Crimes, and Transitional Justice
  • UN Peacebuilding
  • East and Southeast Asia (particularly Cambodia, China, and East Timor)

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About Me

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Last updated: 09/14/2009