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Decreasing Violence Through Knowledge

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I am an award-winning researcher and author on war and peace. I am an expert in peacebuilding, peacekeeping, international aid, and African civil wars, especially in the DR Congo. I am the author of the books Peaceland and The Trouble with the Congo, as well as 27 scholarly, policy, and news articles. I currently work as an Associate Professor of Political Science, specializing in international relations, at Barnard College, Columbia University (USA).

Here are the latest publications based on my new research project, “International Peacebuilding and Local Success”: articles in the International Studies Review, Foreign Affairs (here and here), and The Washington Post (here and here).