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New book for Dr. Hoffman


International Mediation in a Fragile World.

​Cong​ratulations to Dr. Evan Hoffman on the publication of the new book he coedited with Dr. David Carment, International Mediation in a Fragile World.

Drawing on wide ranging evidence and innovative research from scholars around the world, this volume examines middle powers’ mediation through comparative case studies, interviews and large sample analysis in order to identify lessons learned, build theory and to present policy options to overcome common challenges associated with mediating international conflicts. The book was originally published as a special issue of Canadian Foreign Policy Journal.

Dr. Hoffman is an adjunct professor at Nipissing University who regularly delivers negotiation and conflict resolution courses in the political science department. He is also a senior associate at the Canadian International Institute of Applied Negotiation (CIIAN). Dr. Hoffman has published numerous articles on the themes of conflict prevention and resolution, peacebuilding, and mediation. He has provided consulting services to Global Affairs Canada (GAC), the Carter Center, the UN, the EU, the Ottawa Police Service, St. Lawrence College, the Vietnamese Ministry of Justice and others on these topics.

Dr. David Carment is Professor of International Affairs at Carleton University and editor of Canadian Foreign Policy Journal. His most recent books examine state fragility theory and policy and third party intervention in ethnic conflict. Carment teaches conflict mediation and bargaining and negotiation His research focusing third party intervention has appeared in Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Peace Research, Conflict Management and Peace Science, Third World Quarterly and International Interactions.

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