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Tom Reifer

Tom Reifer

Tom Reifer is an associate professor of sociology, an affiliated faculty in the Women & Gender Studies Program, and the Ethnic Studies Department at the University of San Diego, and an Associate Fellow at the Transnational Institute, an international fellowship of committed scholar-activists based in Amsterdam. Reifer has written widely on torture, human rights, the criminal (in)justice system, US foreign policy, Wall Street, and struggles for democracy, peace and social and economic justice, including the co-authored The Torture in the Mirror, with former US Attorney General Ramsey Clark and Iraqi dissident and torture survivor Haifa Zangana (Seven Stories Press, 2010), and in Marjorie Cohn, ed., The United States & Torture, New York University Press, 2012, with an introduction by torture survivor and founder of the Torture Abolition and Survivors Support Coalition (TASSC), Sister Diana Ortiz.