PhD, University of Minnesota
Professor, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver, (2003-present); Director, International Security Program, University of Denver, (2008-2011); Founder and Graduate Director, Conflict Resolution Institute, University of Denver, (1998-present); Associate Dean, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, (1988-2000); Visiting Professor Appointments: University of Chile, Santiago, Chile (2011), Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey (2009), University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago (2007), Renmin University, Beijing, China (2005), University of Tuebingen, Germany (1988), Diplomatic Academy, Vienna, Austria (1988-1993), Brigham Young University, Utah (1983), University of Colorado-Boulder (1981); Fulbright Scholar, University of Vienna (1986-87) and Diplomatic Academy, Vienna, Austria, (1986-87 and 1993-94); Consultant, U.S. Department of the Army (2008), Thailand Ministry of Science, Technology and Energy, (1984). Egypt Ministry of Planning (1978-1982); Senior Research Associate, CACI, Inc, Washington, D.C. (1980-1982). Washington, D.C. (1980-1982).
She is the author of several books, including: Plans for Peace: Negotiation and the Arab-Israeli Dispute (1991), Expanding the Frontiers: Superpower Intervention in the Cold War (1991); Intervention: Shaping the Global Order (2003); Terminate Terrorism: Framing, Gaming and Negotiating Conflicts (2010); America Responds to Terrorism: Conflict Resolution Strategies of Clinton, Bush and Obama (2011), and is currently completing a forthcoming book on U.S. Military Intervention Exit Strategy.
Research and Expertise
U.S. Military Intervention (Panama, Haiti, Bosnia, Kosovo, Rwanda, Somalia, Afghanistan, Iraq); anti-American International Terrorism Campaigns (skyjacking crisis with Cuba, Teheran and Beirut hostage-taking, al Qaeda suicide attacks); Presidential Rhetoric and responses to terrorism (Clinton, Bush, Obama); Conflict resolution and negotiation in the Israeli-Palestinian dispute; Middle East Politics; Intervention and Terrorism; Intervention Exit Strategy; Conflict Reconciliation; International Peace Processes. She also conducts workshops on Conflict Resolution for various organizations. Current research projects include: analyzing US Responses to the Arab Spring Movement; comparing political reactions to mass casualty terrorism in Western Democracies; and understanding Obama’s conflict resolution techniques.
INTS 4920: Conflict Resolution
Programs, Centers and Institutes