Mathias Risse

Mathias Risse is Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights, Global Affairs, and Philosophy and the director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University. The co-author (with John Shattuck and Sushma Raman) of Holding Together: The Highjacking of Rights in America and How to Reclaim Them for Everyone (The New Press), he lives in Somerville, Massachusetts.

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 Mathias Risse

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

John Shattuck, Sushma Raman, Mathias Risse