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The Torment of Northern Uganda: A Legacy of Missed Opportunities

Viable Ways for Changing Violence at the Community Level

Who You Gonna Call? Third Parties, Conflict Resolution, and the End of the Cold War

Poverty and War

REVIEW: Social Theory of International Politics

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Author Biographies

Brian Frederking is an Assistant Professor at McKendree College. His recent publications include Resolving Security Dilemmas: A Constructivist Explanation of the INF Treaty and articles in International Studies Quarterly and International Politics.

C.G. Jacobsen is is Director of the Eurasian Security Studies Organized Research Unit, Political Science Department, Carleton University, Director of the Independent Committee on War Crimes in the Balkans (ICWCB), Board Member on the TRANSCEND and ICL conflict resolution networks, former Director of Canadian Pugwash, and Consultant on post-Soviet, Eurasian and security/conflict/peace research issues. He received his Ph. D. (on Strategic Factors in Soviet foreign policy) from Glasgow University in 1971. He has taught at Glasgow University; Miami, Columbia and Harvard Universities in the United States; and Carleton, Acadia and McGill Universities in Canada.

Professor Jacobsen is sole author of five books, editor and co-author of another six, and has written more than 100 refereed and/or commissioned articles. His latest books are The Soviet Defence Enigma: Estimating Costs and Burden and The Uncertain Course: New Arms, Strategies and Mindsets (Oxford University Press, 1987); Soviet Foreign Policy; new dynamics, new themes and Strategic Power: USA/USSR (Macmillan and St. Martin's Press, London and N.Y., 1989 and 1990); World Security; The New Challenge (Science for Peace / Dundurn, Toronto, 1994); The New World Order's Defining Crises, the clash of promise and essence (Dartmouth Publ. Co., UK, 1966); and Searching For Peace; the Road to TRANSCEND (Pluto Press, London, 2000).

Julie Nenon has over thirteen years experience in the field of development both international and domestic. Her areas of expertise are conflict resolution, program management, and community development. She has spent the past three years working as the country director for Search for Common Ground's Angola program.

Ms. Nenon is currently working as a consultant. She has traveled and worked throughout Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Europe. She has a MA in International Development from American University's School for International Service.

Andrea Pyatt is an undergraduate international relations major at McKendree College.

Shaun Randol is an undergraduate political science major at McKendree College.

Paul Skoczylas is a graduate of Georgetown University and am currently a Fulbright Scholar studying with the graduate faculty at Bosphorus University in Istanbul.

David Westbrook lived in Uganda from 1997 though 1999. During this time he worked with the Uganda Human Rights Education and Documentation Center. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon where he is doing graduate course work at Portland State University.


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