Fritz, Jan Marie

University of Cincinnati; University of Johannesburg

United States

Jan Marie Fritz, Ph.D., C.C.S. is a Professor in the School of Planning at the University of Cincinnati (USA) and a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Johannesburg (South Africa).  She previously was a Distinguished Visiting Professor with the Honors College at the University of South Florida (USA).  She is the editor and co-editor of two books that have won international book awards and is the editor of Springer’s Clinical Sociology book series.  She has received a number of awards and honors including having been the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Human Rights and International Studies at the Danish Institute for Human Rights, the Fulbright US Senior Scholar at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the recipient of the American Sociological Association’s Distinguished Career Award for the Practice of Sociology. She currently is a member of two US Environmental Protection Agency Advisory Councils and a member of the Mayor of Cincinnati’s Gender Equality Task Force.  Her areas of expertise include the national action plans (NAPs) based on UN Security Council Resolution 1325, environmental justice, clinical sociology and conflict intervention.  She has been a practicing mediator and facilitator for over 20 years.