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Jud Nirenberg is the recipient of the 2017 Baxt Award, presented by the Romani Media Initiative.  When not writing, Jud  is an advisor to the European Roma Rights Centre and other human rights organizations as well as a language interpreter.  In his free time, he serves as chairperson of the board of Macedonia’s National Roma Center. He has managed democratization and human rights projects and worked in more than a dozen countries, including Afghanistan, Libya, the United States and across Europe. He has been CEO of Europe’s largest Romani political organization, the European Roma and Travellers Forum, overseen grant-making and training for Romani rights activists at George Soros’ Open Society Institute and been associate director of the US Association for UNHCR. He has been a guest lecturer at the State Department’s Foreign Service Institute, an advisor to US Army Airborne and Director of Government Relations at the Jane Goodall Institute.

See an interview about his latest book here.

Please come back from time to time and see what’s new with his writing. This is a good place to see what new publications are out and how adroitly he promotes himself in the third person.