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Lise Morjé Howard

Faculty Fellow

Department of Government


Lise Morjé Howard is an associate professor in the Department of Government at Georgetown University, where she is also a faculty fellow at the Berkley Center. Howard's research and teaching interests include international relations, comparative politics, conflict resolution, civil wars, peacekeeping, and area studies of the Balkans and sub-Saharan Africa. She was the founding director of Georgetown's Master of Arts Program in Conflict Resolution and served as a Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace. She previously taught at Wesleyan University and has held fellowships at Stanford University, Harvard University, and the University of Maryland. Her book UN Peacekeeping in Civil Wars (2008) won the 2010 Book Award from the Academic Council on the UN System (ACUNS); she has also published in the Journal of Democracy, Global Governance, Annual Review of Political Science, and International Peacekeeping. She received her A.B. (magna cum laude) from Barnard College of Columbia University and M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.

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