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Amy J. Ross


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Geog-Geol Bldg, 210 Field Street, Athens, Georgia 30602, 206
  • Ph.D. (1999), University of California Geography
  • Master of Arts (1994), University of California Latin American Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts (1985), Brown University History
Courses Regularly Taught:
Selected Publications:


Dr. Amy Ross, 2011. Geographies Of War And The Putative Peace Political Geography DOWNLOAD PDF

Oglesby, Elizabeth and Amy Ross, 2009. "Guatemala's Genocide Determination and the Spatial Politics of Justice" in Space and Polity, vol 13 no. 1 pages 21-39. DOWNLOAD PDF

Madden, Marguerite and Amy Ross, 2009. Genocide and GIScience: Integrating Personal Narratives and Geographic Information Science to Study Human Rights The Professional Geographer, 61(4) pages 508-528

Sriram, C.L. and A. Ross., 2007. Geographies of crime and justice: contemporary transitional justice and the creation of zones of impunity. International Journal of Transitional Justice, Vol. 1, Issue 1 (March 2007), Oxford University Press.

Ross, Amy, 2006. "The creation and conduct of the Guatemalan Commission for Historical Clarification," Geoforum Volume 37, Issue 1, pgs. 69-81.

Ross, Amy , 2004. “Truth and Consequences in Guatemala,” Geojournal, 60 (1): 73-79.

Ross, Amy, 2003. “The Politics of Truth in Transition: Latin American influences on the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission" in Politique Africaine, Special Issue on Justice and Reconciliation in Africa, Debates and Ambiguities, No. 92, pgs. 18-38.

Ball, P. and C. Hale, E. Oglesby, B. Manz, J. Nash, A. Ross and C. Smith, 2002. “Democracy as Subterfuge: Researchers under siege in Guatemala,” Latin American Studies Association Forum, Vol. XXXIII, No. 3, pgs. 6-10.

Ross, Amy, 2001. “The Geography of Justice: International law, national sovereignty and human rights” Finnish Yearbook of International Law, Vol. XII, 2001, pgs. 10-19.

Manz, B. and A. Ross, 1996. “The United Nations: Peace Building in Guatemala,” with Beatriz Manz Peace Review, vol. 8, No. 4, pgs. 52-64.


Book Chapters

Ross, Amy, 2011. Transnational Geographies and Human Rights A Companion to Human Geography, Vincent J. Del Casino Jr., Mary Thomas, Paul Cloke, and Ruth Panelli, eds. Blackwell Publishing DOWNLOAD PDF

Ross, Amy, 2010. A Social Geography of Human Rights The Sage Handbook of Social Geographies, Susan J. Smith, Rachel Pain, Sallie A. Marston and John Paul Jones III, editors

Ross, Amy, 2010. The International Criminal Court Encyclopedia of Geography, Barney Warf, ed. Sage Publications

Ross, Amy, 2009. Impact on research of security-seeking behaviour, Routledge Publishing, pages 177-188. DOWNLOAD PDF

Ross, Amy, 2008. “The Body Counts: Civilian Casualties and the Crisis of Human Rights,” in Alice Bullard, ed. Human Rights in Crisis, Ashgate Press, pages 35-47. DOWNLOAD PDF

Ross, Amy, 1999. "Truth Commissions as Sites of Struggle," in Guatemala, Thinking about the Unthinkable, Ruth M. Gidley and Cynthia Klee, eds. Association of Artists for Guatemala, London, England, pgs. 64-80.



Ross, Amy, 2009. Geographies of Justice The Newletter for the Association of American Geographers, vol. 44 no. 4 page 12 DOWNLOAD PDF

Ross, Amy, 2006. “Trying Charles Taylor: Justice Here, There, Anywhere?” with Chandra Lehka Sriram, in The Jurist: Legal News and Research, April 4, 2006. DOWNLOAD PDF

Ross, Amy, 2006. “Catch-22 in Uganda: The LRA, the ICC, and the Peace Process” with Chandra Lehka Sriram, in The Jurist: Legal News and Research, July 17, 2006 DOWNLOAD PDF

Ross, Amy, 2005. “U.S. Casualties not only ones that count,” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Ross, Amy, 2004. "Truth or Dare: Confronting 9/11." The San Francisco Chronicle. Syndicated by the Pacific News Service and published in daily papers in the US and Latin America.

Ross, Amy, 2003. "Where should Saddam be tried?" The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Ross, Amy, 2003. "Guatemala's Most Notorious Dictator Runs for President," Project Syndicate.

Ross, Amy, 2003. “To help world heal, bring Hussein before a global court” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Ross, Amy, 2002. “Bush’s snub of ICC undermines global justice.” Pacific News Service

Ross, Amy, 1998. "Guatemala, the search for the truth.” San Francisco Examiner.

Committee Advisees

Visiting Assistant Professor

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