**Note: During 2012-13, Roland Paris will be a visiting fellow at Sciences Po-Paris. **

Roland Paris has expertise in the fields of international security, international governance and foreign policy.  He is founding director of the University of Ottawa's Centre for International Policy Studies and associate professor in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs.  Read more

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GLOBAL ETHICS FELLOW, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

Three-year appointment to participate in the Carnegie Council's Global Ethics Network. Read more

RECENT OP-EDS, INTERVIEWS,  BLOG POSTS

Newspaper op-eds and media interviews: Commentary.

Blog posts: CIC Roundtable, CIPS Blog and Political Violence at a Glance blog.

JOURNAL ARTICLE: RESEARCH & POLICYMAKING ON FRAGILE STATES (Int'l Studies Review, March 2011)

Academic research on fragile states seems to have little direct effect on policy, but the ideas emerging from this research appear to have important indirect effects, helping policymakers define and refine their understandings of state fragility and think through possible responses. Read more

SPECIAL SECTION: NATO & SUSTAINABLE PEACEBUILDING (Global Governance, Jan-March 2011)

This special section of Global Governance journal (co-edited with Alexandra Gheciu) examines the challenges that NATO faces in peacebuilding environments, and the specific problems of promoting "sustainable" outcomes. The section begins with an introduction by the co-editors. Read more

JOURNAL ARTICLE: EFFECTS OF TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE (Int'l J. of Transitional Justice, Nov. 2010)

What have social scientists learned about the effects of transitional justice mechanisms such as war crimes tribunals and truth commissions in transitional societies? This article, coauthored with Oskar N.T. Thoms and James Ron, shows that empirical evidence is still insufficient to support strong claims that transitional justice mechanisms have either positive or negative effects. Read more

JOURNAL ARTICLE: SAVING LIBERAL PEACEBUILDING (Review of Int'l Studies, April 2010)

"Liberal peacebuilding" has been the target of considerable criticism, much of it warranted, but some exaggerated or misdirected. At a time of uncertainty about the future of the peacebuilding enterprise, it is important to distinguish between justified and unjustified criticisms, and to promote a more balanced debate on the meaning, shortcomings and prospects of liberal peacebuilding. Read more

TWO EDITED BOOKS ON PEACEBUILDING (2009)

These two edited volumes offer the latest scholarly thinking on the difficulties of establishing functioning, legitimate government institutions in countries after internal conflicts:

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Roland Paris
Graduate School of Public &
     International Affairs
Desmarais Bldg., Room 11121
55 Laurier Avenue East
Ottawa, Canada, K1N 6N5
tel: 613-562-5800 ext. 4047
fax: 613-562-5241
email: rparis@uottawa.ca