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Selected Faculty Publications

Professor Mohammed Abu-Nimer

Professor Charles Call

  • Why Peace Fails: The Causes and Prevention of Civil War Recurrence. Georgetown University Press, 2012.
  • Building States to Build Peace.(ed.) Lynne Rienner, 2008.
  • Constructing Security and Justice After War (ed.) U.S. Institute of Peace Press, 2007.
  • “Beyond the ‘Failed State’: Toward Conceptual Alternatives,” European Journal of International Relations, 17, 2 (June 2011, online April 2010).
  • “The Fallacy of the Failed State,” Third World Quarterly 29,8 (December 2008).
  • “Knowing Peace When You See It: Setting Standards for Peacebuilding Success,” Civil Wars 10, 2 (June 2008), 174-195.
  • “Ending Wars and Building Peace,” International Studies Perspectives 9,1 (February 2008), pp. 1-21 (with Elizabeth Cousens).
  • “Democratization, War, and State-Building: Constructing the Rule of Law in El Salvador,” Journal of Latin American Studies 35:4 (November 2003).
  • “War Transitions and the New Civilian Security in Latin America.” Comparative Politics, 35:1 (October 2002).
  • “On Democracy and Peacebuilding,” Global Governance 9,2 (Spring 2003), co-authored with Susan Cook.

Professor Susan Shepler

Professor Anthony Wanis-St. John

Emeritus Faculty Publications

Professor Abdul Aziz Said

·         Graduate Education in Peace and Conflict Resolution: Accomplishments and Challenges, 2014. (This report was prepared by Uday Joshi and Ron Fisher based on a transcription of the IPCR Program Symposium at the School of International Service on April 18, 2013.)

·         (Co-Authored with Kelman, H.C. and Nan, S.A.) “Conflict Analysis and Resolution” in L. Huddy, D. Sears and J. Levy (eds), Oxford Handbook of Political Psychology (2nd ed.), New York: Oxford University Press, 489-521. 2013.

·         “Acknowledging Basic Human Needs and Adjusting the Focus of the Problem-Solving Workshop” in K. Avruch and C. Mitchell (eds), Conflict Resolution and Human Needs. Oxford, UK: Routledge, 186-201. 2013.

·         "Theories of Intergroup Conflict" in The Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology. 2011.

·         “Methods of Third-Party Intervention” in The Berghof Handbook II : 2011.

·         “The Contingency Model for Third Party Interventions”, in Peacemaking: From Practice to Theory, Volume 2. p 683-700. 2011.

·         US Government Innovations in Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution: Implications for the IPCR Program, 2013.

·         Paving the Way: Contributions of Interactive Conflict Resolution to Peacemaking. Lexington Books, 2005.

·         Interactive Conflict Resolution. Syracuse University Press, 1997.

·         "Assessing the Contingency Model of Third Party Intervention in Successful Cases of Prenegotiation," Journal of Peace Research, 2007.

·         "Interactive Conflict Resolution," In I.W. Zartman (ed.), Peacemaking in International Conflict (rev. ed.). United States Institute of Peace, 2007.

·         "Coordination Between Track Two and Track One Diplomacy in Successful Cases of Prenegotiation," International Negotiation, 2006.

·         "Intergroup Conflict Resolution," In M. Deutsch, P.T. Coleman and E. Marcus (eds.), The Handbook of Conflict Resolution (2nd ed.), Jossey-Bass, 2006.

·         "Interactive Conflict Resolution: A Social-Psychological Approach to Resolving Violent Ethnopolitical Conflict," In M. Fitzduff and C. Stout (eds.),The Psychology of Resolving Global Conflict, Volume 3: Intervention. Praeger, 2006.

·         "Cyprus: The Failure of Mediation and the Escalation of an Identity-Based Conflict to an Adversarial Impasse,"Journal of Peace Research, 2001, pp. 307-326.

·         Fisher, R.J. 2014. Intergroup Conflict, in P.T. Coleman, M. Deutsch, and E.C. Marcus (eds.), The Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice (3rd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey, Bass, pp. 230-252.


Professor Ronald Fisher

  • Graduate Education in Peace and Conflict Resolution: Accomplishments and Challenges, 2014. (This report was prepared by Uday Joshi and Ron Fisher based on a transcription of the IPCR Program Symposium at the School of International Service on April 18, 2013.)
  • (Co-Authored with Kelman, H.C. and Nan, S.A.) “Conflict Analysis and Resolution” in L. Huddy, D. Sears and J. Levy (eds), Oxford Handbook of Political Psychology (2nd ed.), New York: Oxford University Press, 489-521. 2013.
  • “Acknowledging Basic Human Needs and Adjusting the Focus of the Problem-Solving Workshop” in K. Avruch and C. Mitchell (eds), Conflict Resolution and Human Needs. Oxford, UK: Routledge, 186-201. 2013.
  • "Theories of Intergroup Conflict" in The Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology. 2011.
  • “Methods of Third-Party Intervention” in The Berghof Handbook II : 2011.
  • “The Contingency Model for Third Party Interventions”, in Peacemaking: From Practice to Theory, Volume 2. p 683-700. 2011.
  • US Government Innovations in Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution: Implications for the IPCR Program, 2013.
  • Paving the Way: Contributions of Interactive Conflict Resolution to Peacemaking. Lexington Books, 2005.
  • Interactive Conflict Resolution. Syracuse University Press, 1997.
  • "Assessing the Contingency Model of Third Party Intervention in Successful Cases of Prenegotiation," Journal of Peace Research, 2007.
  • "Interactive Conflict Resolution," In I.W. Zartman (ed.), Peacemaking in International Conflict (rev. ed.). United States Institute of Peace, 2007.
  • "Coordination Between Track Two and Track One Diplomacy in Successful Cases of Prenegotiation," International Negotiation, 2006.
  • "Intergroup Conflict Resolution," In M. Deutsch, P.T. Coleman and E. Marcus (eds.), The Handbook of Conflict Resolution (2nd ed.), Jossey-Bass, 2006.
  • "Interactive Conflict Resolution: A Social-Psychological Approach to Resolving Violent Ethnopolitical Conflict," In M. Fitzduff and C. Stout (eds.),The Psychology of Resolving Global Conflict, Volume 3: Intervention. Praeger, 2006.
  • "Cyprus: The Failure of Mediation and the Escalation of an Identity-Based Conflict to an Adversarial Impasse,"Journal of Peace Research, 2001, pp. 307-326.
  • Fisher, R.J. 2014. Intergroup Conflict, in P.T. Coleman, M. Deutsch, and E.C. Marcus (eds.), The Handbook of Conflict Resolution: Theory and Practice (3rd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey, Bass, pp. 230-252.


Professor Susan Shepler Summer 2014 Book Release

Shepler Book

In Professor Shepler's latest book, Childhood Deployed: Remaking Child Soldiers in Sierra Leone, she examines the reintegration of child soldiers in Sierra Leone in comparison to the Western notion of a child soldier.

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Professor Anthony Wanis-St. John Wins Book Award

Congratulations to Professor Wanis-St. John on the Association of College and Research Libraries’ recognition of his book, Back Channel Negotiation: Secrecy in the Middle East Peace Process, as an Outstanding Academic Title. Read about his publication in the Spring 2011 IPCR Newsletter on Page 3, found below.

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