Karina Korostelina

Karina Korostelina
Associate Professor of Conflict Analysis and Resolution

Ph.D (Kandidat of science), Psychology, Odessa State University, 1994
Typology of decision making process
Dr. of Sc. (Habit.) Social Psychology, Institute of Psychology of Ukrainian Academy of Science., 2003
Structure and dynamic of social identity system
M.A (Honors), Kiev State University, 1991
Psychologist, lecturer on psychology

Biography

Karina V. Korostelina is an Associate Professor and Director of the Program on History Memory and Conflict at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, GMU . She has taught at National Taurida University, Ukraine and, since 2003, at GMU, where she also serves as Director of on-line M.S. program. She is also is a Chair of the Peace Culture and Communication Commission of the International Peace Research Association.

Professor Korostelina is a social psychologist whose work focuses on social identity and identity-based conflicts, intergroup insult, the nation building processes, the relationships between Muslim and non-Muslim populations, role of history in conflict and post-conflict societies, conflict resolution and peacebuilding. She has been Fulbright New Century Scholar in 2002-2003, fellow at the Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research in 2009, fellow at the Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in 1999-2000, and a visiting scholar at the Curriculum Resource Center of the Central European University in 2001. In 1993-2003 she was conducting research on ethnic and religious conflicts in Ukraine and served as a project director, mediator, and trainer for numerous conflict intervention programs. Since 2003 she is conducting research on identity-based conflicts in Armenia, Georgia, Morocco, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, Tajikistan, Turkey, and Ukraine. She has received 34 grants from the MacArthur Foundation, Luce Foundation, Spenser Foundation, Ebert Foundation, Soros Foundation (Research Support Scheme, Managing Multicultural Communities Project, Renaissance Foundation), the United State Institute of Peace, US Na



C.V. / Resume: Download
Awards and Honors
Co-Principle investigator, Lessons Learned project: Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Iraq and Afghanistan
Co-Principle investigator, Lessons Learned project: Provincial Reconstruction Teams in Iraq and Afghanistan. Grant of the Center for Complex Operations, National Defense University.
Subscribe to this Profile
Featured Content
Semestersort icon
Subscribe to this Profile
Featured Content
Title Published Date
June 13, 2014
Five women entered the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow and began a performance of a "Punk Prayer." Young people fried eggs on the eternal flame near the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Ukraine. A small island in the Japan Sea provoked a...
Category: Book
December 18, 2013
Despite the widespread acknowledgement that how people and groups understand their history plays a key role in the formation of their social identity, there has heretofore been only limited research on the mechanisms that bring this about. This book examines the...
Category: Book
December 16, 2013
Twenty years ago Ukraine gained its independence and started on a path towards a free market economy and democratic governance. After four successive presidents and the Orange Revolution, there is a vast body of literature on the process of development and the...
Category: Book
January 29, 2013
This book analyses the role of history education in conflict and post-conflict societies, describing common history textbook projects in Europe, the Balkans, the Caucasus, the Far East and the Middle East.Ever since the emergence of the modern school system and...
Category: Book
May 08, 2012
Karina V. Korostelina discusses history education as a powerful mechanism for the development of social frames and public discourses that reflect political goals and develop loyalties to specific groups and selected identities. Apart from providing information...
Category: Book Chapter
May 08, 2012
Forming a Culture of Peace addresses the formation of the culture of peace by challenging the discourses, narrative frames, and systems of values and beliefs that support and promote violence and conflict, defining new comprehensive approaches to human security....
Category: Book
March 26, 2012
Can the plight of civilians in war be improved? Can martial forces adopt and implement policies that transcend parochial national interests and that override the polarizing militaristic framing of war—victory/defeat, allies/enemy, costs/benefits? Can the...
Category: Book Chapter
March 26, 2012
Chapter 5 “Double victims: The recruitment and treatment of child sol­diers in Chechnya” by Karina V. Korostelina and Juliia Kononenko analyze the reliance by martial forces on child soldiers in two wars in Chechnya: the mechanisms of involvement...
Category: Book Chapter
March 26, 2012
The enormous body of literature on the militarism of nations centers on the tumultuous encounters of martial forces, the political events preced­ing such encounters, and the cessation of hostilities with victory declared by one side. In recent years, scholars...
Category: Book Chapter
March 26, 2012
In many wars the states engaged in hostility aboard will turn their attentions to the enemy at home, targeting individuals who disguise themselves as patriots while supporting foreign powers. Chapter 3 “Devastating civilians at home: The plight of Crimean...
Category: Book Chapter
March 26, 2012
This book explores the issue of civilian devastation in modern warfare, focusing on the complex processes that effectively establish civilians’ identity in times of war. Underpinning the physicality of war’s tumult are structural forces that create...
Category: Book
December 12, 2011
Common history projects can become one of the best vehicles through which to address issues of victimization and violence and create mutual understanding between societies formerly engaged in conflict. As such, developing a history curricula which looks at the...
Category: Book Chapter
November 01, 2011
Category: Book Chapter
August 02, 2011
Category: Journal Article
March 2011
State-controlled history education is used as a major tool in the development and strengthening of national identity, especially in newly independent states undergoing nation-building processes. The analysis of history education in Ukraine shows how it is employed...
Category: Journal Article
February 28, 2011
Why do civilians suffer most during times of violent conflict? Why are civilian fatalities as much as eight times higher, calculated globally for current conflicts, than military fatalities? In Why They Die, Daniel Rothbart and Karina V. Korostelina address these...
Category: Book
October 01, 2010
This continuing series presents original research results on the leading edge of psychology analysis. Each article has been carefully selected in an attempt to present substantial results across a broad spectrum. This book reviews research on ways of defining...
Category: Book Chapter
January 01, 2010
Many scholars stress that teaching about the shared past plays a major role in the formation of national, ethnic, religious, and regional identities, in addition to influencing intergroup perceptions and relations. Through the analysis of historic narratives in...
Category: Journal Article
July 2009
This article examines the socio-psychological mechanisms that guided decisions of the Israeli leadership to attack the civilian infrastructure during the Lebanon war in 2006. Based on reports by the Israeli governmental commission for the war, known as the...
Category: Journal Article
January 01, 2009
Category: Book Chapter
January 01, 2009
In the 1990s, Crimea had substantial potential for eruption of ehtnopolitical violence. Multiple " nested autonomy" conflicts arose from the resettlement of 250,000 Crimean Tatars, who had been deproted to Central Asia by Stalin in 1944, and the...
Category: Book Chapter
September 23, 2008
This article examines the process of national identity formation among ethnic minorities in the Crimea - specifically, the moderation effects of concepts of national identity on interrelations between conflict indicators and readiness for conflict or compromise...
Category: Journal Article
September 09, 2008
The scale of devastation of the innocents, caught violent conflicts throughout the world, is increasing. This is not incidental to the nature of identity conflicts. In today’s violent conflicts the innocents die in far greater numbers than do military...
Category: Book Chapter
March 01, 2008
This paper discusses the results of the survey conducted in co-operation with the European Research Center for Migration and Ethnic Relations, concerning identity in the Autonomous Republics of Russia and Ukraine. The survey queried 6522 residents of such...
Category: Journal Article
January 01, 2008
Many scholars have stressed that teaching about the past plays the major role in the formation of national, ethnic, religious, and regional identities, and intergroup perceptions and relations. This article analyzes the impact of the content of history education...
Category: Journal Article
July 24, 2007
This book presents the conception of a system of social identities, including the system's structure, development and dynamics, and explores the influence of cultural dimensions and identity salience on attitudes, behavior, and the structures of consciousness....
Category: Book
June 01, 2007
The paper aims to explore the interconnections between social identities (ethnic, national, regional and religious) and conflict intentions in Tajikistan. Based on the analysis of the dynamics of identity-based conflicts, the paper emphasizes the importance of an...
Category: Journal Article
January 01, 2007
Article OutlineReferences In 2005, the Program of Research and Training for Eastern Europe and the Independent States of the former Soviet Union (Title VIII), administrated by the Department of State, supported a new initiative of the Institute for Conflict...
Category: Journal Article
November 2006
Category: Book Chapter
November 2006
Category: Book Chapter
November 2006
Category: Book Chapter
October 26, 2006
Identity, Morality, and Threat offers a critical examination of the social psychological processes that generate outgroup devaluation and ingroup glorification as the source of conflict. Dr. Daniel Rothbart and Dr. Karina Korostelina bring together essays...
Category: Book
January 01, 2005
Comparative analysis of two ethnic minorities in Crimea.  
Category: Book Chapter
January 28, 2004
This paper examines the process of national identity formation among ethnic minorities in the Crimea—specifically, the moderation effects of national identity building on interrelations between conflict indicators and...
Category: Journal Article
January 2003
The title of this book is Issledovanie Sotsialnoi Identichnosti Na Puti K Primireniiu V Krymu and it was written by K. V. Korostelina. This edition of Issledovanie Sotsialnoi Identichnosti Na Puti K Primireniiu V Krymu is in a Book format. This books publish...
Category: Book
January 01, 2003
Social’naya identichnost’ v Krymu (The social identity in Crimea),  Simferopol, Dolya
Category: Book
January 01, 2003
This article examines the process of national identity formation among ethnic minorities in the Crimea - specifically, how a new common identity develops in the system of existing identities, what meaning group identities have for different minorities group and...
Category: Journal Article
2002
The article presents identity-based training created on the basis of the social identity theory, categorization theory and common identity model. Training consists of three parts: (1) multiplicity and salience of identity; (2) identity as a course of conflicts; (3...
Category: Papers & Reports
January 01, 2002
Sistema social’nyh identichnostey: opyt analiza ethnicheskoi situachii v Krymu. (The system of social identities: the analysis of ethnic situation in the Crimea). Simferopol, Dolya, 255 p.
Category: Book
July 01, 2001
Markiewicz on the fiscal situation .It is a valuable source of information and analysis. They note that the tax system has failed to satisfy the state’s need for revenues and it dose not fulfill its regulatory and stimulatory functions. The existing tax...
Category: Journal Article
January 01, 2001
Problema vyvchennya struktury identichnostey yak chinika u prognozyvanni cochial’nogo rozvitku syspilstva (Problem of research of identities’ structure as index in prognosis of social development).:Problemy zagal’noi ta pedagogichnoi psihologii (...
Category: Book Chapter
January 01, 2001
Kulturnye razmernosti i kross-kul’turnaya adaptachiya (Cultural dimensions and cross-cultural adaptation).
Category: Journal Article
January 01, 2001
Ethnicheskie stereotypy kak determinanta otsenki ethicheskih konflictov (vzglyad iz Kryma na Kosovo)(Ethnic stereotypes as a determinant of estimation of ethnic conflict (the view from the Crimea to Kosovo).
Category: Journal Article
January 03, 2000
Vyrachennost’ social’noy identichnosti (The problems of social identity salience)
Category: Journal Article
January 03, 2000
Ethnicheskoe vsaimodeistvie v Krymu: analis modelei situachiy.(Ethnic relations in  the Crimea: the analyses of models of situations)
Category: Journal Article
January 03, 2000
Category: Journal Article
January 03, 2000
Category: Journal Article
January 03, 2000
 
Category: Journal Article
January 01, 2000
Processy stereotipzatsii  u krumsko-tatarskogo i slavyanskogo naseleniya  (The processes of  steretypisation of Crimean Tatars and Slavs)
Category: Book Chapter
January 04, 1999
Ethnicheskaya identichnost’ i affilyatsiya (The ethnical identity and affiliation) .: Uchenye zapiski TEI” (The scientific notes of Tavrichesky Ecological Institute)
Category: Journal Article
January 04, 1999
Modeli etniceskih situaciy i osobennosti activnosti. (The models of ethnic situations and peculiarities of activity). Uchenye zapiski SGU ( The scientific notes of Simferopol State University)
Category: Journal Article
January 04, 1999
Etnicheskie osobennosti potrebitel’skogo povedeniya (The ethnical peculiarities of consumer behavior). Materials of scientific Conference: “ Kostukovskie chteniya” (The Kostuk’s Reading)
Category: Journal Article
January 04, 1999
Problemy social’no-psyhologiceskogo issledovaniya conflictov (The problems social –psychological researches of ethnical conflicts)
Category: Journal Article
January 04, 1999
Culturnye determinanty mezhetnicheskih otnosheniy (The cultural determinants of interethnic relations).  Uchenye zapiski SGU. (The scientific notes of Simferopol State University)
Category: Journal Article
January 04, 1999
Etnicheskie osobennosti vospriayatiya studentov (The ethnic peculiarities of perception of student). In:  Psihologicheskie i pedagogicheskie aspecti prepodavaniya v VUZe
Category: Journal Article
January 04, 1999
Problemy issledovaniya etnicheskih osobennostey formirivaniya lichnosti pebenka. (The problems of researches of ethnical peculiarities of firming of child’s persons). Materials of scientific Conference: “Kostukovskie chteniya” (The Kostuk...
Category: Journal Article
January 01, 1998
(1998) Psihodiagnostika mezhetnicheskih otnoshenii v Krymu  (Psychodiagnostic of interethnic relations in the Crimea) Simferopol.St.Univ., 135 p.
Category: Book
Subscribe to this Profile
Featured Content
Featured Content
Title Published Date
June 20, 2014
Category: Newspaper Article

April 02, 2014
“Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it.” That is a famous quote from Anglo-Irish
Category: Radio Broadcast
March 20, 2014
The decision of the Ukrainian president to turn away from the European Union has led to mass street protests. But that
Category: Newsletter Article

February 05, 2014
The increasingly urgent unrest in Ukraine is the result of many complex factors that have developed during 20 years of
Category: Newspaper Article

January 31, 2014
НЬЮ-ЙОРК — Как разобраться в бурных событиях, захлестнувших в последние месяцы Украину? Публицисты и аналитики
Category: Newspaper Article

Subscribe to this Profile
Featured Content
Title Event Datesort icon
Please join S-CAR in recognizing Karina Korostelina's new book titled Political Insults: How Offenses Escalate Conflict.  The event is hosted by the Program on History, Memory, and Conflict; and will
October 08, 2014
The Program on History, Memory, and Conflict is hosting its first meeting for this 2014-2015 academic year. This program engages in research, education, and practice concerning production and reproduction of history and memory in conflicts and post -conflict societies. The Program defines the
September 09, 2014
Beyond Crimea: The Evolution of The Crisis in UkraineSponsored by the Student Association and Advisory Board of the School For Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR)7:00PM April 23, 2014Founders Hall Multipurpose Room 1253351 Fairfax DrGeorge Mason University, ArlingtonPle
April 23, 2014
Peacebuilding Approaches and Processes in UkraineTuesday, April 8th
9:30 am to 11:00 amJohns Hopkins University SAIS
 Kenney Auditorium
1740Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington D.C. 20036
April 08, 2014
Constructing the Narratives of Identity and Power:Self-Imagination in a Young Ukrainian NationPart of IERES’s Petrach Program on UkrainewithKarina V. KorostelinaAssociate Professor, George Mason UniversityThursday, March 6, 20144:00 – 5:00 pmVoesar Conference Room1957 E Street NW, Suite
March 06, 2014
Subscribe to this Profile
Featured Content
Personal Information
Contact No:
703-993-1304
Fax No:
703-993-1302
Email:
Campus Information
Location Name:Arlington
Physical Address:

3434 N. Washington Blvd., 5th Floor Arlington, VA 22201


Mailing Address:

3351 N. Fairfax Drive MSN 4D3 Arlington, VA 22201


Fax Number: 703-993-1302
Phone No: 703-993-1300
Email: icarmgr@gmu.edu
Featured Content
Titlesort icon Semester
Continuation of steps in research process to prepare dissertation and implement published research. Builds on CONF 811 by examining qualitative...
Building on logic of inquiry, introduces steps in research process to prepare dissertation and implement published...
Understanding human conflict requires knowledge of human behavior, motivation, and perception. Reviews and critically...
These 1- and 2-credit courses are scheduled non-conventionally using weekends, concentrated presentations, and intersession periods to develop...
Explores complex interrelations of social identity and postmodern conflicts in society. Emphasizes the role of...
Topics vary; they are announced each academic year.
In-depth field study of ongoing conflict situations, and design and delivery of intervention processes to manage or...
Taken in last semester of master’s student course work. Assists in developing students’ own theories of conflict and conflict...
Guides students through design, execution, interpretation, analysis, presentation, and evaluation of field research...
Introduces students to the philosophies behind social science research and the methods for conducting research in the field of conflict resolution...
Capstone course in which students reflect on what they have learned, integrating knowledge from course work and...
Covers conflict at macro level, introducing theories of international and global violence and conflict, drawing from...
Covers deeply rooted, intractable, or protracted social conflicts around core issues of identity, including race,...
Subscribe to this Profile
Featured Content
S-CAR.GMU.EDU | Copyright © 2013

Copyright © 2013 | All rights reserved