John Shattuck

John Shattuck is a senior fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University and Professor of Practice at the Fletcher School at Tufts University. He is a former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; former Washington director of the American Civil Liberties Union; and author of Freedom on Fire: Human Rights Wars and America’s Response and co-author (with Sushma Raman and Mathias Risse) of Holding Together: The Hijacking of Rights in America and How to Reclaim Them for Everyone (The New Press).

News and Reviews

Boston Globe

Read an op-ed by Holding Together co-author John Shattuck in the Boston Globe about the best way to defend democracy.

Kirkus Reviews

Read a review of Holding Together in Kirkus Reviews.

Books by John Shattuck

Holding Together
The Hijacking of Rights in America and How to Reclaim Them for Everyone

John Shattuck, Sushma Raman, Mathias Risse