Christoph Zuercher, University of Ottawa

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Professor Public and International Affairs Ottawa, Ontario christoph.zuercher@uottawa.ca Office: (613) 562-5800 ext. 8997

Bio/Research

I am professor at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa. I received my PhD. from the University of Bern, Switzerland. Previous teaching and research appointments include the University of Konstanz, Germany, the institut d'├ętudes politiques d'Aix-en-Pr...

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Bio/Research

I am professor at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa. I received my PhD. from the University of Bern, Switzerland. Previous teaching and research appointments include the University of Konstanz, Germany, the institut d'├ętudes politiques d'Aix-en-Provence, Stanford University, and Freie University Berlin. My research and teaching interests include conflict research, methods of conflict research, state-building and intervention, international governance and development. My regional focus is on the Former Soviet Union especially on Russia, the Caucasus, and Central Asia including Afghanistan. I am the editor of "Potentials of Disorder. Explaining Violence in the Caucasus and in the Former Yugoslavia" (Manchester UP, 2003) and the author of "The Post-Soviet Wars: Rebellion, Ethnic Conflict and Nationhood in the Post-Soviet Era (New York: University Press, 2007.



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