Ayee's research focuses on transitional justice, truth and reconciliation commission, human rights, political reconciliation, race and ethnicity, and politics and popular culture.
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Sheds light on women's rights advancements in the nineteenth century and early twentieth century through explorations of literature and culture from this time period. Discusses how with an international emphasis, contributors illuminate the range and diversity of women’s work as novelists, journalists, and short story writers.
Discusses women’s global leadership and women’s rights advancement, identifying gender inequality as a persisting societal challenge and a major barrier to human development. Draws on intersectionality as an important analytic and methodological tool, the contributors analyze women’s leadership roles across the world.
Involves a comparative, cross-national study of truth and reconciliation commissions (TRCs) in countries around the world that have used these extra-judicial institutions to pursue justice and promote national reconciliation during periods of democratic transition or following a civil conflict marked by intense violence and severe human rights abuses.
Contributes to ongoing scholarly discourse, as well as extensive media coverage and analysis, about Michelle Obama's role as a wife and First Lady of the United States.
Traces the Roots of Exclusion in the Development of Political Science in the United States. Analyzes the racist origins of the discipline that arose from the work and attitudes of one of the founders of American political science, John W. Burgess.