Ward Morehouse is an author and human rights activist and is president of the Council on International and Public Affairs, a research, education, and advocacy group working on environmental and social justice issues. He is also Co-Director of the Program on Corporations, Law and Democracy and Chairman of the Intermediate Technology Development Group of North America. Morehouse has written and edited some 20 books, including The Bhopal Tragedy and Abuse of Power: The Social Performance of Multinational Corporations. He is co-founder of the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal and Communities Concerned About Corporations. He is also a member of the regular panel of jurists for the Permanent People’s Tribunal headquartered in Rome. A former academic, Morehouse taught Political Science at New York University and has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Lund in Sweden and the Administrative Staff College of India in Hyderabad. He has also been a consultant to various United Nations agencies, including UNESCO, UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization), UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development), and the Center on Transnational Corporations. He is based in western Massachusetts.