Professor I. William Zartman honorary doctor


Professor I. William Zartman

The well-known researcher of conflict resolution Professor I. William Zartman will become honorary doctor of Uppsala University at the Winter Conferment ceremony on January 26, 2018. 

Professor Zartman is the Jacob Blaustein Professor Emeritus at the Johns Hopkins University, in Washington, D.C. He is prominent in the PIN research network (Process of International Negotiations). He is author and editor of a wide range of books dealing with pertinent topics, notably mediation, conflict resolution, deadly conflict and genocide. He has been a frequent visitor to the Department over the past 25 years, including serving as external examiner, lecturer, supervisor and researcher, presently being involved in the project Resolving Jihadist Conflicts? He has made concepts such as ’ripe for resolution’ and ’hurting stalemate’ researchable contributions to the field. Professors Peter Wallensteen and Isak Svensson are his hosts during the Uppsala visit.