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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 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 Julie Mertus

  • "Operation Allied Force: Handmaiden of Independent Kosovo." in International Affairs, 85.3: 461-76. 2009. Print.
  • Human Rights Matters: Local Politics and National Human Rights Institutions. Stanford: Stanford UP, 2009. Print.
  • Human Rights and Conflict. (Co-edited with J. Helsing). USIP, 2006.
  • The United Nations and Human Rights: A Guide for a New Era. Routledge Press, 2005.
  • Bait and Switch: Human Rights and American Foreign Policy. Routledge Press, 2004.
  • War's Offensive on Women: The Humanitarian Challenge in Bosnia, Kosovo and Afghanistan (West Hartford, CT: Kumarian Press, 2000).
  • Kosovo: How Myths and Truths Started a War (Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1999).
  • Local Action/Global Change: Learning about the Human Rights of Women and Girls. Primary author, in collaboration with Mallika Dutt and Nancy Flowers. Paradigm, 2008.
  • Women's Human Rights, Step-by-Step. With Dorothy Thomas (Human Rights Watch) and Marge Schuler (Women, Law and Development). (Washington, DC: Women, Law and Development and Human Rights Watch, 1997).
  • Open Wounds: Human Rights Abuses in Kosovo (with Vlatka Mihelic). (New York: Human Rights Watch, 1994).
  • Surviving Field Research: Working in Violent and Difficult Situations. Co-editor with Chandra Lekha Sriram, Olga Martin-Ortega, John King and Johanna Herman. (Routledge 2009; 2010).
  • Human Rights and Conflict.Co-editor with Jeff Helsing and contributor). (United States institute of Peace, 2006).

Professor Susan Shepler

Professor Abdul-Aziz Said

  • (co-authored by Sheherazade Jaffari )“ Islam & Peacemaking” in Peacemaking: From Practice to Theory, Volume I. p 228-243. Praeger Security International, Ed.: Susan Allen Nan, Zachariah Cherian Mampilly, and Andrea Bartoli. 2011.
  • Contemporary Islam: Dynamic, Not Static. (Co-edited with M. Sharify-Funk and M. Abu-Nimer). Routledge Press, 2006.
  • Cultural Diversity and Islam. (Co-edited with M. Sharify-Funk). University Press of America, 2003.
  • "Toward a Global Community: Sufism and World Order," (co-authored with Nathan Funk) Religious Studies and Theology, September 2010, 29.1.
  • "Localizing Peace: An Agenda for Sustainable Peacemaking," (co-authored with Nathan Funk), Peace and Conflict Studies, Spring 2010, 17.1.
  • Islam and Peacemaking in the Middle East, co-authored with Nathan Funk, 2009.
  • The World of Islam, with Abdul Karim Bangura. Pearson Custom Publishing, 2004.
  • Peace and Conflict Resolution in Islam: Precept and Practice, co-edited with Nathan C. Funk and Ayse Kadayifici, University Press of America, 2001.
  • "Vision 20/20: Future of the Middle East," editor, Search for Common Ground, 2001.

Professor Anthony Wanis-St. John

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Professor Charles Call Spring 2012 Book Release

In Professor Call's latest publication, Why Peace Fails: The Causes and Prevention of Civil War Recurrence, he examines why some countries succeed in peacemaking efforts while others do not.

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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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Human Rights Matters, Professor Julie Mertus

Professor Julie Mertus publishes Human Rights Matters: Local Politics and National Human Rights Institutions in 2009.

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