Roy L. Prosterman

Roy L. Prosterman
  • Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Landesa, USA

1954, BA, University of Chicago; 1958, JD, Harvard Law School. 1965, Professor of Law, University of Washington; 1967, Founder, Rural Development Institute. Author of publications including: Surviving to 3000 (1972); Land Reform and Democratic Development (1987); One Billion Rising: Land, Law and the Alleviation of Global Poverty (2009). Recipient of awards including: Henry R Kravis Prize in Leadership; Gleitsman International Activist Award; WAC Global Citizen of the Year; four nominations for Nobel Peace Prize. Expertise: land reform, conflict resolution, gender, economic impact of land rights, rule of law.