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English, Michael D Instructor

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Research

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  • Peace History, Critical Pedagogy

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Teaching

courses taught

  • COMM 3700 - Communication and Conflict Management
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2019 / Fall 2019
    Examines interdisciplinary concepts and theories enabling students to better understand different types of conflict, sources of conflict, and communication patterns that serve to create, maintain and transform conflict. Teaches practical skills in conflict management areas such as bargaining, facilitation, mediation and negotiation. Same as PACS 3700.
  • PACS 2500 - Introduction to Peace, Conflict and Security Studies
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    Introduces the related fields of peace, conflict and security studies. Examines causes and dynamics of conflict and violence (interpersonal to global). Examines theory and research concerning peace movements, conflict resolution and security institutions. Explores career options in related fields.
  • PACS 3700 - Communication and Conflict Management
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019
    Examines interdisciplinary concepts and theories enabling students to better understand different types of conflict, sources of conflict, and communication patterns that serve to create, maintain and transform conflict. Teaches practical skills in conflict management areas such as bargaining, facilitation, mediation and negotiation. Same as COMM 3700.
  • PACS 3850 - International Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Provides an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of international conflict resolution and peacebuilding. Provides tools for analyzing and intervening in contemporary manifestations of violent social conflict. Argues for an approach to international affairs rooted in more nuanced understandings of the nature of violent conflict and its dynamics. Bases the quest to build sustainable peace not on military supremacy or coercive diplomacy, but rather the ability of states and peoples to work collaboratively to develop mutually beneficial solutions aimed at the satisfaction of basic needs, collective security, political representation, and respect for human dignity. Explores how international conflicts are mitigated, contained, and resolved through processes such as DDR (disarmament, demobilization, and reintegration), citizen diplomacy, and reconciliation. Recommended prerequisite: PACS 2500. Same as IAFS 3850.
  • PACS 4500 - Senior Seminar in Peace, Conflict and Security Studies
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2020
    Uses theoretical perspectives in peace, conflict and security studies to conduct in-depth research projects, using a case-study approach. Emphasizes use the critical thinking skills in writing, presentations and class discussion. Case study examples include: U.S. militarism, humanitarian intervention in genocide and environmental conflict resolution.

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