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SIS Faculty Conducting Research in Development

Mohammed Abu-Nimer

Mohammed Abu-Nimer

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Professor

Mohammed Abu-Nimer, of the International Peace and Conflict Resolution program, serves as Director of the Peacebuilding and Development Institute. He has conducted interreligious conflict resolution training and interfaith dialogue workshops in confl... [More]

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202-885-1656
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Eve Bratman

Eve Bratman

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Assistant Professor

Eve Bratman is an assistant professor at SIS. Dr. Bratman's research involves sustainable development politics in the Brazilian Amazon. Her major research projects focus on the links between environmental policy, agriculture, and human rights in Braz... [More]

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202-885-1860
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Robin Broad

Robin Broad

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Professor

Dr. Robin Broad, Professor of International Development, established the International Development Program’s unique curricular offerings on economic globalization and development and on environment and development with a focus on social, environmenta... [More]

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202-885-1478
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Jeffrey Colgan

Jeffrey Colgan

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Assistant Professor

Professor Jeff Colgan is interested in the geopolitics of oil, the resource curse, international security, and international political economy. In his new (2013) book, Petro-Aggression: When Oil Causes War he presents a new theory of why oil is link... [More]

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202-885-6393
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Cindy Collins

Cindy Collins

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Adjunct Instructor

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202-885-6427
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Ken Conca

Ken Conca

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Professor

Dr. Ken Conca’s research and teaching focus on global environmental governance, environmental peacebuilding in war-torn societies, environmental politics and policy in the United Nations system, water governance, and environmental policy analysis. He... [More]

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202-885-6391
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Maria De Jesus

Maria De Jesus

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Assistant Professor

Dr. Maria De Jesus brings to AU a wealth of research and teaching experiences in the area of health communication and promotion, a critical area of focus in interstate and transnational relations. Her research examines the role of cross-cultural heal... [More]

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202-885-6392
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Daniel Esser

Daniel Esser

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Assistant Professor

Dr. Esser researches violence, governance and aid effectiveness and focuses on cities and global health policy. He also pursues an interest in discourses and Pragmatism in international development. He has collected survey and interview data in Afgha... [More]

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202-885-1892
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David Hirschmann

David Hirschmann

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Professor

Dr. Hirschmann has written approximately 55 publications, with topics including Reengineering and Performance Measurement in USAID; Development Management/ Bureaucracy/ Administration, and Planning; Women and Development; Women and Political Particip... [More]

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202-885-1655
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Nanette Levinson

Nanette Levinson

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Associate Professor

Nanette S. Levinson is Academic Director of the SIS/Sciences-Po Exchange and Editor of the International Communication Section, The International Studies Compendium Project. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. She served as Associate Dean from 1988-2005. ... [More]

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202-885-1480
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Christian Maisch

Christian Maisch

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Assistant Professor

Dr. Christian J. Maisch teaches in the School of Professional & Extended Studies. Dr. Maisch served as Associate Dean of the Washington Semester Program, Washington Professional Development, and the School of Professional & Extended Studies from Janu... [More]

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202-895-4928
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James Mittelman

James Mittelman

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University Professor

James Mittelman is University Professor of International Affairs, and was founding Chair of Comparative and Regional Studies at American University. Previously, he was Professor and Dean at Queens College of the City University of New York, Professor... [More]

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202-885-1643
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Arturo Porzecanski

Arturo Porzecanski

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Distinguished Economist in Residence

Dr. Arturo C. Porzecanski, Distinguished Economist in Residence, is an expert in international finance, emerging markets and Latin American economics. He previously taught at Columbia University, New York University, and Williams College, but is a la... [More]

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202-885-1602
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Daniel Schneider

Daniel Schneider

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Assistant Professor

Before coming to American University, Professor Daniel Schneider served as a Trial Attorney in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. He was also the Department of Justice's Resident Legal Advisor to Russia. He later served as a con... [More]

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202-885-1687
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Susan Shepler

Susan Shepler

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Associate Professor

Dr. Shepler's research interests include youth and conflict, reintegration of former child soldiers, post-conflict reconstruction, refugees, education and economic development, NGOs and globalization, transitional justice, and childhood studies. In a... [More]

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202-885-2454
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Robert Tomasko

Robert Tomasko

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Director, Social Enterprise Program

Robert Tomasko directs the Social Enterprise Program and holds a faculty appointment at American University, where he teaches graduate courses in corporate social responsibility, effective activism, leadership, NGO management and social entrepreneurs... [More]

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202-885-1618
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Mamuka Tsereteli

Mamuka Tsereteli

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Adjunct Professorial Lecturer

Dr. Mamuka Tsereteli is a Director, Center for Black Sea-Caspian Studies at School of International Service at American University. He served as an Assistant Professor at School of International Service in 2007-2011. Dr. Tsereteli teaches classes on ... [More]

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202-885-3150
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