Jan Marie Fritz
Jan Marie Fritz, Ph.D., Certified Clinical Sociologist (C.C.S), is a professor in the School of Planning at the University of Cincinnati (USA) and is affiliated with the Department of Sociology and the Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies. She also is Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Johannesburg (South Africa). She is a member of the Executive Committee of the International Sociological Association (ISA), the lead ISA representative to the United Nations, and a member of the Steering Committee of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Environmental Justice Advisory Council. She also is the editor of Springer’s Clinical Sociology book series and a co-editor of the Clinical Sociology Review. She is a docent at the Harriet Beecher Stowe House in Cincinnati and is a Fulbright Specialist (consultant) for a four-year term (2021-2025). She has been a Distinguished Visiting Professor with the Honors College at the University of South Florida, and, for many years, a special education mediator for the state of Kentucky. She also has been a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, a Woodrow Wilson Fellow in Washington, D.C., a Fulbright Distinguished Scholar in Human Rights and International Studies at the Danish Institute for Human Rights and a Fulbright-National Science Foundation Arctic Scholar in Iceland. Her work has won a number of awards including the Ohio Mediation Association’s Better World Award and the American Sociological Association’s Distinguished Career Award for the Practice of Sociology. She has published extensively about the national action plans based on UNSCR 1325 women, peace and security and the protection of children in armed conflict.