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SIS Faculty Conducting Research in Governance

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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Amitav Acharya

Amitav Acharya

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Professor

Amitav Acharya is the UNESCO Chair in Transnational Challenges and Governance and Chair of the ASEAN Studies Center. Previously, he was Professor of Global Governance at the University of Bristol, Professor at York University, Toronto, and at Nanyang... [More]

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202-885-3153
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Gordon Adams

Gordon Adams

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Professor

Dr. Gordon Adams, a professor of U.S. Foreign Policy, has published widely on defense and national security policy, the defense policy process, and national security budgets. He is extensively used by the nation’s media for comment on U.S. national s... [More]

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202-885-1651
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Boaz Atzili

Boaz Atzili

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Associate Professor

Dr. Boaz Atzili is a political scientist who researches and teaches international politics. His interest is in international security with an emphasis on territorial conflicts and the politics of borders, and the international aspects of state weakne... [More]

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202-885-1648
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David Bosco

David Bosco

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Assistant Professor

David Bosco, assistant professor of International Politics, is a past Fulbright Scholar and senior editor at Foreign Policy magazine. Formerly an attorney at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton, he focused on international arbitration, litigation, and... [More]

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202-885-3713
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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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Derrick L. Cogburn

Derrick L. Cogburn

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Associate Professor

Derrick Cogburn is Associate Professor of International Relations at the School of International Service at American University. His research and teaching includes: global information and communication technology and socio-economic development; insti... [More]

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202-885-2400
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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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Michelle Egan

Michelle Egan

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Professor

Professor Michelle Egan teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses including: The European Union, Relations of West European Nations, International Relations of Europe, Comparative European Politics, Economics, and Society, Transatlantic... [More]

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202-885-1764
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Daniel Esser

Daniel Esser

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Assistant Professor

Dr. Esser investigates aid effectiveness in the context of local, national and global development policies and programs. He focuses on three interrelated fields: [1] local (in particular urban) governance in the context of armed conflict, [2] global ... [More]

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202-885-1892
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Carolyn Gallaher

Carolyn Gallaher

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Associate Professor

I do research in two distinct areas—organized violence by non-state actors and urban politics In the first area, on which I have spent more time, I examine the politics, internal dynamics, and patterns of violence of militias, paramilitaries, privat... [More]

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202-885-1827
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Tamar Gutner

Tamar Gutner

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Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs and Graduate Education

Professor Gutner is currently Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Graduate Education. Her research and teaching interests include international organizations, global environmental politics, and international political economy. Her research focuses... [More]

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202-885-1620
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Sikina Jinnah

Sikina Jinnah

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Assistant Professor

Dr. Sikina Jinnah’s research focuses on the changing dynamics of power and influence in global environmental politics. Her most recent projects examined the role of international bureaucracies in managing the politics of overlapping international reg... [More]

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202-885-1819
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Carl LeVan

Carl LeVan

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Assistant Professor

LeVan focuses on comparative political institutions, democratization, and African security.  His book,"Dictators and Democracy in African Development: The Political Economy of Good Governance in Nigeria" (Cambridge University Press, 2014) explains tw... [More]

202-885-2457
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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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Linda Lucia Lubrano

Linda Lucia Lubrano

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Professor

Linda Lucia Lubrano retired from the SIS faculty after 45 years of teaching from 1968 to 2013. Honored for her distinguished teaching career, she offered a wide range of courses that bridged the humanities with the natural and social sciences. Her cl... [More]

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202-885-1654
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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. His work focuses on globalization, development, and political economy, with emphasis on sub-Saharan A... [More]

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202-885-1643
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Stephen Silvia

Stephen Silvia

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Professor

Dr. Stephen Silvia teaches comparative industrial relations, comparative politics, international economics, and international trade relations.

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Paul Williams

Paul Williams

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Professor

Rebecca Grazier Professor of Law and International RelationsDirector, JD/MA joint degree program.  Joint appointment with the Washington College of LawDr. Paul Williams is co-founder of the Public International Law & Policy Group, and formerly served... [More]

202-885-3486
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