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    Bertha Amisi

    Ph.D candidate in the Department of Political Science, Maxwell School of Citizenship, Syracuse University.

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    Bertha K. Amisi is a Ph.D candidate in the Department of Political Science, Maxwell School of Citizenship, Syracuse University. Her areas of concentration are Comparative Politics (State-Society Relations) and International Relations. Her research interests span the domains of political conflict, peaceful resolution of conflict, globalization and state-society relations in Africa. She is working on her dissertation which aims at developing a political understanding of civic group participation in official negotiations to end civil war in Africa. Prior to undertaking graduate work Bertha was Programme Advisor at the Nairobi Peace Initiative-Africa, a pan-African peace resource organization. She has also worked with the Africa regional office of the UK charity, ActionAid, where she provided policy and programme support to seven Country Programmes in conflict and disaster prone situations in the western, eastern and southern Africa Sub-regions. She has an M.A. in International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, Indiana.

    Courses Taught

    Global FlowsResearch MethodsĀ 

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