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Zartman, I. William

Professor Emeritus, School of Advanced International
Johns Hopkins University


I. William Zartman Jacob Blaustein Professor Emeritus of International Organizations and Conflict Resolution at SAIS; former director of SAIS Conflict Management and African Studies programs for a quarter century; former faculty member at the University of South Carolina and New York University; served as Olin Professor at the U.S. Naval Academy, Halevy Professor at the Institute of Political Studies in Paris and visiting professor at the American University in Cairo; was a consultant to the U.S. Department of State; president of the Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies; past president of the Middle East Studies Association and the American Institute for Maghrib Studies; member of the International Steering Committee of Processes of International Negotiations (PIN) Program, Clingendael, Netherlands; member of the International Academic Advisory Council on the Mediation Initiative of the Department for Political Affairs of the UN; received his doctorate from Yale and an honorary doctorate from the Catholic University of Louvain, and a lifetime achievement award from the International Association for Conflict Management. He is the author and editor of such books as The Global Power of Talk (2012, with Fen Osler Hampson)), Negotiation and Conflict Management; Essays on Theory and Practice (2010); International Cooperation: The Extents and Limits of Multilateralism (2010); Engaging Extremists: States and Terrorists Negotiating Ends and Means (2010); Negotiating with Terrorists (2006); Cowardly Lions: Missed Opportunities to Prevent Deadly Conflict and State Collapse (2005); Rethinking the Economics of War: The Intersection of Need, Creed and Greed (2005); Escalation and Negotiation in International Conflict (2005); and Ripe for Resolution (1989). Dr. Zartman is the author of a number of works on North Africa: Government and Politics in North Africa (Praeger, Greenwood reprint); Destiny of a Dynasty (U. of South Carolina); Problems of New Power (Atherton); and editor/coauthor of The Political Economy of Morocco (Praeger), Man, State, and Society in the Contemporary Maghreb (Praeger); Elites in the Middle East (Praeger, for the Social Science Research Council) and Political Elites in Arab North Africa (Longman).

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International Relations/Affairs
SUB AREAS
Arab-Israeli Conflict   
State Formation   
Security Studies   
Public Policy   
Nationalism   
Middle East/Near East Studies   
Maghreb Studies   
Islamic Studies   
Identity/Representation   
Foreign Relations   
Current Events   
Conflict Resolution   
Comparative   
Arab Studies   
Theory   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Africa (Sub-Saharan)   
Algeria   
Tunisia   
Egypt   
Maghreb   
Sudan   
SPECIALTIES
Comp Pol Intl Rel   
Comp Pol   
Intl Rltns   
LANGUAGES
Arabic (Intermediate)   
Danish (Intermediate)   
French (Advanced)   
German (Intermediate)   
Italian (Intermediate)   
EDUCATION
PhD1956Intl RltnsYale U
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I. William Zartman






School of Advanced International Studies
Johns Hopkins University
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
20036-1984
United States
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Phone:(301) 622-5151
Fax:(301) 622-5151
zartman@jhu.edu