William (Bill) Bila (US & France)
Ian Hancock, PhD (US-UK)
Hedina Tahirović Sijerčić (Canada & Bosnia – Herzegovina)
Diana Norma Szokolya
Gregory Kweik (USA & Poland)
Mircea Lacatus (USA & Austria)
When not writing, Jud Nirenberg works at Control Risks, a global consultancy helping organizations manage political, integrity and security risks in complex and hostile environments and 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 ten countries, including Afghanistan, Libya, Bosnia, the Czech Republic, Kenya, France and the United States.
He has been CEO of Europe’s largest Romani (Gypsy) 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. He has also been an interpreter for clients such as the FBI and DEA.
He graduated from American University and received a M.B.A. from the École Supérieure de Gestion, the business management school in Paris.
- Romani Politics in Contemporary Europe: Poverty, Ethnic Mobilization, and the Neo-liberal Order – Palgrave Macmillan, 2010 (Hardcover version available to buy in English here)
- Gypsy Movements – Schlimmer Publishing, 2015 (Kindle version available to buy in English here)
- Gypsy Sexuality: Romani and Outsider Perspectives on Intimacy – Clambake Press, 2011 (Kindle and Paperback versions available to buy here)
- Samson’s Walls – Oak Tree Press , 2009 (Kindle version available to buy in English here)
- Jud Nirenberg Blog – in English at: https://judnirenberg.wordpress.com/