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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September 10, 2007
This fall George Mason University has continued to raise the bar by bringing a new class of faculty members to campus
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October 01, 2007
ICAR has a long tradition. It might not seem so to so many here but for the relatively new field of conflict resolution
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February 01, 2008
The Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, along with the Columbia University's Center for International
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December 03, 2008
In 1948, in the wake of the human atrocities committed by Nazi Germany, the U.N. General Assembly adopted the
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March 02, 2009
In 1948, in the wake of the human atrocities committed by Nazi Germany, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the
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June 09, 2009
This is a response to some of the criticism of President Obama's Speech in Cairo: A New Beginning.
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12/8/2010
One of the topics in the “Great Decisions” foreign policy discussion series that was offered through the
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March 30, 2011
Professor Andrea Bartoli joined the Stimson Center for a discussion on the various aspects of conflict resolution and
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July 2011
This month a new flotilla is scheduled to set sail to Gaza. As will be recalled, in May 2010 a violent confrontation at
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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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 Lunch Discussion by the Center for Peacemaking PracticeLunch Provided!Please RSVP Negotiating Peace: The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations1-3:00 PM, March 20 (Thursday), 2013Room 5183, Metropolitan Building, School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University3434
March 20, 2014
Come out to celebrate the tenure of Dean Andrea Bartoli as he moves to another chapter in his career. The evening will celebrate his accomplishments and leadership of the school at a pivotal time in higher education. Please join us in celebrating Dean Bartoli's contributions to the S-CAR of today
June 26, 2013
 Please Join the Center for Peacemaking Practice in welcoming:Dr. Steven K. Moorefor a launch of his new book:Military Chaplains as Agents of Peace:Religious Leader Engagement in Conflict and Post-Conflict Environments
May 01, 2013
30 Years at S-CARLearning from the Past, Imagining the FutureOn April 20th 2013 S-CAR will come together in Founders Hall on the Arlington Campus to celebrate our thirtieth anniversary. And we do mean celebrate: In addition to lunch and a swing band (that means dancing!) and a cash bar in the later
April 20, 2013
Please join us for a lecture by Dr. Rom HarréBiography:Rom Harré was born in New Zealand but has spent most of his life in Britain and elsewhere. He studied chemical engineering and mathematics in parallel courses. Economic necessity forced him to use his mathematical qualifications for a career in
April 17, 2013
 Join the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR) and the United States Department of Justice's Community Relations Service (CRS)for an illustration of the practical use of conflict resolution skills in the professional federal justice context, specifically relating to issues of
March 21, 2013
Due to unforseen circumstances, this event will be postponed until a later date. The S-CAR Dean and the Center for Peacemaking Practice cordially invite you to the second monthlyDialogue with the Dean potluck. We hope you will join us for a discussion of Dr. Bartoli's journey from practice to
March 20, 2013
A wide ranging and penetrating discussion of the Insight approach and the state of the field of conflict analysis and resolution by the Dean of one its leading institutions, the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University.Andrea Bartoli, Dean of the School of Conflict
March 14, 2013
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 The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR) at George Mason University invites you to a discussion on: U.S. and Chinese Engagement with Myanmar and ASEAN: Implications
April 18, 2013
The Prospects of Peace in the Asia Pacific Region Dr. Kevin Clements:Director of the New Zealand National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, and former Director of the Institute of Conflict Analysis and Resolution at Mason  moderated
February 07, 2013
As Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) congregations prepare to receive the annual Peacemaking offering this Sunday (Oct. 7), the denomination’s Peace Discernment process is beginning to involve congregations in serious conversations on peace and war. The end result of the Peace
October 05, 2012
The Center for Catholic Studies and the Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations’ Spring 2012 Lecture, entitled The Experience of Peacemaking: Learning from the Community Sant’Egidio, will be presented April 23 at 4 p.m. in the Bishop Dougherty University Center’s
April 23, 2012
Panel at the Conference on Conflict Resolution Practice
April 19, 2012
February 16, 2012
African Studies Association’s 54th Annual Conference
November 17, 2011
The 19th Annual Markoe-DePorres Social Justice Lecture SeriesCreighton University's College of Arts & SciencesHarper Center Auditorium
November 10, 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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