Tatiana Carayannis is associate director of the Social Science Research Council's Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum, having recently moved from The City University of New York's Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, where she directed the research of the United Nations Intellectual History Project.


Tatiana Carayannis
Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum (CPPF)
Social Science Research Council
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New York, NY 10019
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Email: carayannis@ssrc.org

Until 2000 she was an adjunct instructor in international relations at CUNY and before that a researcher at the Carnegie Corporation of NY. In 1998, she served as rapporteur for the UN Secretary-General's Resource Group on the DRC, and between 1989 and 1995 as program officer at the Institute for International Education, where she worked on democratic transitions and security sector reform in West and southern Africa. She is co-author of UN Voices: The Struggle for Development and Social Justice (Indiana University Press, 2005). Her second book, on the first UN peacekeeping mission in the Congo, is under contract for 2007. Her research interests include wars and peacebuilding efforts in Central Africa, global-local conflict linkages, irregular armed groups, and the agenda-setting role of UN ideas. Her work has appeared in a number of books and academic journals, including the Journal of International Affairs, Journal of Asian and African Studies, Journal of Global Social Policy, and Forum for Development Studies. She has also consulted for a variety of multilateral and non-governmental actors, including UN DPKO, UNICEF, the Ford Foundation, and the International Peace Academy. Tatiana has been a Jennings Randolph Peace Scholar and is currently completing a Ph.D. dissertation on conflict networks and hybrid wars in Central Africa. She holds an M.Phil. from The CUNY Graduate Center, an M.A. from New York University, and a B.A. from Adelphi University. She received a Cértificat Pratique de francais commercial et économique from the Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Paris and training in elite interview methods from Columbia University.





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