Lise Morjé Howard
Lise Morjé Howard is an Associate Professor in the Department of Government at Georgetown University. She was the founding director of the Master of Arts Program in Conflict Resolution at Georgetown, and previously served as an Assistant Professor at Wesleyan University and a Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow at the US Institute of Peace. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley and has held fellowships at Stanford University (Center for International Security and Cooperation), Harvard University (Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs), and the University of Maryland (Center for International Development and Conflict Management). Howard’s research and teaching focuses on civil wars, peacekeeping, US foreign policy, and area studies of the Balkans and Africa. She has written several articles and book chapters on these topics. Her book, UN Peacekeeping in Civil Wars, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2008, and it won the Best Book Award from the Academic Council on the UN System (ACUNS).