Eric Reeves

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Eric Reeves "is Professor of English Language and Literature at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. He has spent the past nine years working full-time as a Sudan researcher and analyst, publishing extensively both in the US and internationally. He has testified several times before the Congress, has lectured widely in academic settings, and has served as a consultant to a number of human rights and humanitarian organizations operating in Sudan. Working independently, he has written on all aspects of Sudan's recent history. His book about Darfur ("A Long Day's Dying: Critical Moments in the Darfur Genocide") was published in May 2007. (Read critical praise for A Long Day's Dying.) He is also at work on a longer-range project surveying the international response to ongoing war and human destruction in Sudan over the past 25 years ("Sudan — Suffering a Long Way Off")." [1]


In 2001 Media Monitors Network noted that: "Dr Reeves' credibility as a commentator and researcher has already been extensively questioned in 'The Return of the 'Ugly American': Eric Reeves and Sudan'. (2) The credibility of his claims about Sudan have been undermined further by recent comments made by the United Nations World Food Programme which is active in those very areas of Sudan about which Mr Reeves makes his bold assertions." [2]

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  1. Sudan Reeves, Eric Reeves, accessed August 4, 2008.
  2. Eric Reeves' "Reporting Credibility" on Sudan, Media Monitors Network, accessed August 4, 2008.