Peter Wallensteen

Senior Professor of Peace and Conflict Research, since 2012. Dag Hammarskjöld Professor of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University 1985-2012.

Richard G. Starmann Sr. Research Professor of Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA, since 2006.

Curriculum Vitae

Research | Teaching | Publications | Other

Research Areas

Quality Peace, Conflict Resolution, International Sanctions, Mediation, Conflict Prevention, Global Governance.

Current Research

Quality Peace, Targeted Sanctions, Mediation, Conflict Resolution, Conflict Trends, The UN System.

Some Ongoing Projects

Advisor, Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP) since Aug. 1, 2015.

Directing The Special Program on International Targeted Sanctions (SPITS)

Teaching

Classics in Peace Research (Ph.D. level, Uppsala)

International Peace Research (Ph.D. level, Notre Dame)

Supervising Ph.D. candidates (Notre Dame)

Lectures at different levels (Uppsala)

Public speaking (Uppsala and USA)

Philosophy Tea at Reginateatern in Uppsala is on ongoing series with discussion on important philophers of relevance for peace, justice and human rights, with Daniel Ogden, foreign lecturer: see http://reginateatern.se/philosophy-tea.php

Lecture on Peace Research

The Department has recorded a lecture on the origins and developments of peace research globally and at Uppsala University with Professor Peter Wallensteen.

Publications (for full record, see CV)

Recent Books

Peter Wallensteen och Isak Svensson 2016. Fredensdiplomater. Nordisk medlingfrån Bernadotte till Ahtisaari. 2016 [The Diplomats of Peace. Nordic Mediation from Bernadotte to Ahtisaari]. Stockholm: Santérusförlag, 270 pages.

Quality Peace: Peacebuilding, Victory and World Order. New York: Oxford University Press 2015, 250p.

Regional Organizations in Peacemaking. Challengers to the UN? Edited volume, with Anders Bjurner, 270 pages. London: Routledge, 2015, published July 2014.

Peace Research - Theory and Practice. London: Routledge, August 2011. 278 p. Chinese edition with Peking University Press 2014.

The Go-Between. Jan Eliasson and the Styles of Mediation, Washington, D.C.: United States Institute of Peace Press, September 2010, with Isak Svensson.

Understanding Conflict Resolution. War, Peace and the Global System, London: Sage. (first edition 2002, Arabic translation 2006, second edition 2007, third edition 2011, fourth edition 2015).

Articles and Book Chapters, 2015-16

Peter Wallensteen 2016. Munich, Majors and Mediation, in Ian Macduff (ed). Essays on Mediation. Dealing with Disputes in the 21st Century. AH Alphenaan den Rijn: KluwerLawInterntional, P 81-89.

Peter Wallensteen 2016. Konfliktdata. Om nyttan av systematiska studier av krig och fred. [Conflict Data. On the Use of Systematic Studies in War and Peace]. Jenny Björkman och Arne Jarric (red). Krig fred. RJ:s årsbok 2016/2017, Göteborg: Makadamförlag, ss. 113-122.

Isak Svensson and Peter Wallensteen 2016. When do we mediate? Global trends in armed conflict and peace mediation. Background paper to the 2016 Oslo Forum Network of Mediators, 14-15 June, Oslo: Hd Centre and Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, pp. 40-47.

Peter Wallensteen 2016. Institutional Learning in targeting sanctions, in Targeted Sanctions: The Impact and Effectiveness of UN Action, edited by Thomas J. Biersteker, Sue E. Eckert and Marcos Tourinho, Cambridge University Press, pp. 248-264.

Peter Wallensteen 2015. 70 anos de la ONU: estiempo de traerla de vuelta! [The UN at 70: Time to Bring It Back In!] in Mexico y lasoperaciones de mantenimiento de la paz de lasNacionesUnidas en el siglo XXI: Retos y oportunidades, ed. by Maria Cristina Rosas, Mexico, D.F., pp.  261-270

Mikael Eriksson and Peter Wallensteen 2015. Targeted sanctions and ending armed conflicts: first steps towards a new research agenda. International Affairs. Vol. 91 (6): 1387-1398.

Peter Wallensteen and Patrik Johansson 2015. The UN Security Council: Decisions and Actions. In Sebastian von Einsiedel, David M. Malone and Bruno Stagno Ugarte (eds) The UN Security Council in the 21st Century, Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, pp. 27-54.

Peter Wallensteen 2015. Comparing Conditions for Quality Peace, International Security Studies, Social Sciences Academic Press (China), Beijing, Vol. 1 (1): 59- 76. Also in Chinese.

Therése Pettersson and Peter Wallensteen, 2015. Armed Conflicts, 1946-2014. Journal of Peace Research,Vol. 52 (4): 536-550.

Margareta Sollenberg and Peter Wallensteen 2015. Patterns of organized violence, 2004-13,’ SIPRI Yearbook 2015: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, Oxford University Press, pp. 122-146.

Peter Wallensteen

Peter Wallensteen
Senior Professor of Peace and Conflict Research, since 2012. Dag Hammarskjöld Professor of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University 1985-2012.

Richard G. Starmann Sr. Research Professor of Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA, since 2006.

Phone: +46 (0)18 471 2352
Fax: +46-(0)18 69 51 02
E-mail: Peter.Wallensteen@pcr.uu.se
P.O. Box 514
SE-751 20 Uppsala, Sweden