P. Terrence Hopmann

P. Terrence Hopmann, PhD

Professor of International Relations
Conflict Management

Rome 104

Expertise

Topics
  • Arms Control and Disarmament
  • Nuclear Policy and Proliferation
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Conflict Resolution and Negotiation
  • Crisis Management
  • Ethnic Conflict
  • Treaty Negotiations
  • European Union and Transatlantic Relations
  • NATO
  • Peacekeeping
  • Strategic and Security Issues
  • United Nations
  • Humanitarian Crises and Relief Efforts
  • International Relations
Languages
  • French

Background and Education

Former director of the CM program from 2008-2015; former professor and chair of the Political Science Department at Brown University, where he was director of the Global Security Program of the Thomas J. Watson Jr. Institute of International Studies, the Center for Foreign Policy Development and the International Relations Program; was professor of political science at the University of Minnesota and director of its Center for International Studies; served as vice president of the International Studies Association and program chair of three ISA international meetings; was editor of the International Studies Quarterly; was a Fulbright Fellow in Belgium and Austria, and a senior fellow at the United States Institute of Peace and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; main research focuses on the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe; PhD, political science, Stanford University


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Fall 2016 
Examines phases...
Examines phases of conflict and techniques that may be introduced at various stages of conflict to halt escalation, minimize violence, and to move conflicts towards resolution.  This includes an analysis of the prevention of violent conflicts, crisis management, negotiations to terminate violent conflict, the resolution and/or transformation of conflicts, and post conflict peace-building.  Special emphasis will be placed on the role of third parties, such as international institutions, state governments, eminent persons, and NGOs in conflict management.

Fall 2016 
Examines bargai...

Examines bargaining and negotiations from the theoretical and policy perspectives in international diplomacy.  Emphasizes the impact of the negotiation process on the outcomes of negotiations in both theory and practice, including the role of individual negotiators, domestic politics, cultural context, and the international environment.  Considers ways in which negotiations may ameliorate conflicts of interest and identity in international politics.  Numerous case studies and simulation exercises will be utilized.