Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

Member of the IAFFE Board of Directors

The New School
New York, NY USA

Sakiko Fukuda-Parr is Professor of International Affairs at The New School.    Her research current research focuses on the effects of global goals on international policy agendas, and on social and eocnomic rights. Her recent publications include:

  • Fulfilling Social and Economic Rights (with T. Lawson-Remer and S. Randolph, OUP 2015) which was awarded the 2016 Best Book in Human Rights Scholarship Prize by the APSA
  • MDGs, Capabilities and Human Rights: The Power of Numbers to Shape Agendas (coedited with A. Yamin, Routledge. 2015)
  • Human Rights and the Capabilities Approach: An Interdisciplinary Conversation (co-edited with Diane Elson and Polly Vizard; 2011)
  • Food Security in South Africa: Human Rights and Entitlement Perspectives (co-edited with Viviene Taylor, UCT Press 2015)
  • Millennium Development Goals: Ideas, Interests and Influences (Routledge 2017)

From 1995 to 2004, she was lead author and director of the UNDP Human Development Reports. She serves on a number of boards and advisory committees with the UN, NGOs and academic associations, such as the UN Committee on Development Policy, the Secretary General’s High Level Panel on Access to Medicines, the International Association for Feminist Economics and Board of Knowledge Ecology International.  

Updated July 2016