Andrea Bartoli

Andrea Bartoli
Dean of the School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University; S-CAR Dean from 2011-2013

Ph.D., University of Milan
M.A.equivalent, University of Rome
laurea, University of Rome

Biography

Andrea Bartoli is Dean of the School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University.  He was the first Dean of the School for Conflcit Analysis and Resolution from 2011-2013, Director of the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution from 2009-2011, and Drucie French Cumbie Chair and Professor of Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University from 2007-2013. He works primarily on Peacemaking and Genocide Prevention. The Founding Director of Columbia University’s Center for International Conflict Resolution (CICR), a Senior Research Scholar at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), a Teaching Fellow at Georgetown University, and at the University of Siena, Dr. Bartoli has taught in the US since 1994. He chaired the Columbia University Seminar on Conflict Resolution. He is a member of the Dynamical Systems and Conflict Team, a Board member of Search for Common Ground and Peace Appeal Foundation.

He has been involved in many conflict resolution activities as a member of the Community of Sant'Egidio, and has published books and articles on violence, migrations and, conflict resolution. He was co-editor of Somalia, Rwanda and Beyond: The Role of International Media in Wars and International Crisis (1995), and more recently, Peacemaking: From Practice to Theory (2011).

Dr. Bartoli served as Associate Director, Italian Academy



Awards and Honors
Genocide Prevention Program: Operationalization of Prevention at the National, Regional and International Levels
Grant Genocide Prevention Program: Operationalization of Prevention at the National, Regional and International Levels from Swiss government  
Genocide Prevention Program grant from Columbia University
Bartoli is the leader on the Engaging Governments on Genocide Prevention program, which was awarded a grant by Columbia University in January 2012
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December 20, 2013
When conflict has shattered a society in its foundation and the memory of individual and collective traumas is so deep that it cannot be eliminated by oblivion alone, the desire to explore new ways is great and very difficult. Sometimes the tension...
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August 01, 2013
The research team (called the Applied Practice and Theory – APT) at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, in collaboration with the Genocide Prevention Program (GPP), is pleased to dedicate its inaugural report, “...
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July 01, 2013
Rising tensions in Northeast Asia. Surveillance overflights triggering scrambled fighter jets. Trade boycotts and sometimes violent street protests. Dueling diplomatic demarches. Angry recriminations about history, colonialism, and national identity. An energized...
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April 30, 2013
Conflict is inherent in virtually every aspect of human relations, from sport to parliamentary democracy, from fashion in the arts to paradigmatic challenges in the sciences, and from economic activity to intimate relationships. Yet, it can become among the most...
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2012
Conflicts everywhere unleash complex dynamics emerging from the interaction of multiple actors. In Africa, conflicts have been a part of the state formation process as polities incorporated in a plurality of groups (especially ethnic and religious ones) express...
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2012
Contemporary Africa is faced with the reality of numerous evolving states that have to grapple with the inevitability of conflict. On their own, the fledgling institutions in these states cannot cope with the huge demands unleashed by everyday conflict. It is...
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March 26, 2012
Chapter 14 by Andrea Bartoli and Tetsushi Ogata, “Preventing geno­cide: Towards systematic engagement by states,” centers on the formation of an effective alliance of states committed to non-genocidal and anti-genocidal policies. The authors...
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December 10, 2011
Peacemaking is a human duty, individually bestowed on us by virtue of being human. NGOs provide one of the organizational frames through which we do peacemaking. NGOs have experimented with peacemaking in several ways and often become the cradle of innovative and...
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November 10, 2011
In a world where conflict is never ending, this thoughtful compilation fosters a new appreciation of the art of peacemaking as it is understood and practiced in a variety of contemporary settings.Whenever we seek to understand others, build healthy relationships,...
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October 28, 2011
Andrea Bartoli wrote an Introduction for a Genocide Prevention Publication to be issued by the Genocide Prevention Program at S-CAR for the International Conference of the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR). The Publication will serve as a guide for members of the...
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August 03, 2011
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July 06, 2011
This paper deals with the ways of visualizing the process of conflict escalation, settlement, and resolution. It starts with a discussion of mental models, i.e. small-scale subjective representations of reality that constitute a platform for action and...
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March 10, 2011
Religious leaders interfering in or affiliating with one or the other side in a politicalconflict is nothing new, rather an age-old tradition, at times taken for granted, at timesstrongly questioned and debated. Our time is experiencing a paradigm shift where...
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February 24, 2011
The Genocide Prevention Advisory Network (GPANet) Report 2010 is the first published work released by the advisory group. It is a product of the meeting of the group in Virginia with the hospices of ICAR and its Director, Andrea Bartoli, and with the collaboration...
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October 6, 2010
This PeaceBrief reviews the factors that continue to divide Ivorian communities and stall the peace process in Côte d'Ivoire and provides reflections of a meeting of Ivorian civil society and religious leaders in Washington, D.C. The announcement that 429,000...
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August 02, 2010
Genocide as an experience of human behavior throughout history is old, but our concern and understanding about it are relatively new. Humans have probably been committing genocide since the beginning of our species. Killing ‘en masse’ and committing...
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April 02, 2010
The Mozambique peace process is one of the most promising cases of an intervention strategy that transformed a protracted, intractable conflict into a resilient social system of sustainable peace. After 16 years of extremely violent civil war, a series of semi-...
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February 11, 2009
Mozambique is now at peace. But peace did not come easily to the country. It came in a long, violent, and destructive struggle. Mozambique gained its independence through a war against its colonial ruler, Portugal, which had taken administrative control of the...
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May 28, 2006
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2005
Religion has been used to justify, condone and motivate violence, but conflicts are human constructs and can be resolved without violence, as demonstrated by each religious tradition. There is always a moral option to take, and all religions offer solid...
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March 2005
Recent peace agreements have referred extensively to human rights norms and principles. While most human rights proponents consider this a positive trend, peace mediators sometimes feel that the reference to human rights constitutes an obstacle to successful...
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March 01, 2005
International regimes are an attempt to address creatively the dynamism of  the international system. As such, they are perceived by many authors as real but as yet, are not fully denned. The incongruence of the term when applied to national and international...
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December 19, 2008
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March 31, 1998
Western media often lump Islamist movements without differentiating between the multitude of groups which fall under this rubric. Images of violence and terror predominate, with little explanation of who is perpetrating these acts and why. Nevertheless, in parts...
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January 01, 1997
Sometimes books become classics, influencing an entire generation of scholars and thinkers. This is the case with Norberto Bobbio's Profile, arguably the most authoritative Italian book in the field of political hermeneutics, in which all major political movements...
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1995
Somalia, Rwanda and Beyond: The Role of the International Media in Wars and Humanitarian Crises
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1987
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October 01, 1987
   
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March 26, 2013
During the fall semester of 2012, the S-CAR Faculty Board encountered the invitation to consider the learning and
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March 12, 2013
Yesterday Ta-Nehisi Coates discussed some trouble he was having on Amtrak's Quiet Car:*"As I write this someone's
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March 05, 2013
Bilbao. El lehendakari Iñigo Urkullu acudió ayer a la presentación del Agirre Lehendakaria Center, que espera que
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Gender & Genocide: Masculinity, Femininity, & the Potentials of GBV as an Early Warning Indicator of Genocide
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November 30, 2012
Dr. Andrea Bartoli discusses the importance of peacemaking for Catholics and for the Catholic tradition.  Bartioli
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November 14, 2011
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We are currently in the process of conducting an interdisciplinary case study of the civil war and peace process in Mozambique, a hopeful example of an intractable conflict that was ultimately transformed and resulted in stable, peaceful relations.
March 21, 2007
A Special Presentation by Dr. Peter Coleman, Professor and Director, International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (ICCCR), Teachers College, Columbia University Katharina Kugler, Doctoral student, International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution (
October 23, 2008
Advanced Workshop on Dynamical Systems and Conflict Resolution Presented by Professor Larry Leibovitch Associate Dean for Graduate Studies & Programs, Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, Florida Atlantic University Respondent Prof. Andrea Bartoli, George Mason University Arlington Campus.
March 25, 2009
The devastation of civilians in contemporary conflicts represents a humanitarian disaster of stunning proportions. The current ratio of military to civilian casualties is approximately one to eight while 90% of wars are civil wars in the new century. Such devastation is systematically embedded
March 27, 2009
You Are Cordially Invited to a ReceptionTo Celebrate and WelcomeThe Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution'sNew Director, Dr. Andrea BartoliDr. Sara Cobb will give opening remarks followed by Dr. Andrea Bartoli expressing his vision for ICAR.There will be an opportunity for all to give well
April 28, 2009
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Andrea Bartoli, Drucie French Cumbie Chair at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution
December 08, 2008
Peacemakers: How to End an African Civil War without Firing a GunProfessor Andrea Bartoli will speak about international conflict resolution in light of the experience of an international NGO, the Community of Sant'Egidio, in combining direct service to the disadvantaged in rich and poor countries
October 19, 2009
On Friday 17 June 2011, the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect, the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict and the Centre for International Studies, Oxford, jointly convened an event to analyze R2P's preventive agenda and ouline steps that could be taken to enhance the
June 17, 2011
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Covers conflict at macro level, introducing theories of international and global violence and conflict, drawing from...
Brief history of field, survey of key conflict resolution themes and theories, and intervention methods. Overview includes general factors of...
Introduces field of conflict analysis and resolution. Examines definitions of conflict and diverse views of its...
Through this course students will utilize critical thinking and analytical skills to begin an in-depth examination of the major theories of...
In-depth field study of ongoing conflict situations, and design and delivery of intervention processes to manage or...
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