Paul D. Williams
Associate Professor of International Affairs — On Leave, Fall 2013
|Address:||Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, N.W.
Areas of Expertise
Conflict resolution, international peace operations, Africa's international relations, theories of international security, and British foreign policy.
Paul D. Williams is Associate Professor of International Affairs and Director of the Security Policy Studies Program. Dr. Williams is also a Non-Resident Senior Adviser at the International Peace Institute in New York and a Visiting Professor at the Institute for Peace and Security Studies at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia. He previously taught at the Universities of Aberystwyth, Birmingham, and Warwick in the United Kingdom and has been a Visiting Scholar at Georgetown University and the University of Queensland, Australia.
Dr. Williams currently serves on the editorial boards of two journals, African Affairs and Global Responsibility to Protect. He is also managing the Providing for Peacekeeping Project, an independent research project which analyzes how to develop more effective United Nations peacekeeping operations.
Ph.D., University of Wales, Aberystwyth
- Providing Peacekeepers: The Politics, Challenges, and Future of United Nations Peacekeeping Contributions (Oxford Univ Press, 2013)
- Security and Development in Global Politics: a Critical Comparison. ed with Joanna Spear (Georgetown Univ Pr, 2012)
- Security Studies: An Introduction, 2nd Edition. ed. (Routledge, 2012)
- War and Conflict in Africa (Polity, 2011)
- Understanding Peacekeeping, 2nd Edition (Polity, 2010)
- The International Politics of Mass Atrocities: The Case of Darfur (Routledge, 2010).
- British Foreign Policy under New Labour, 1997-2005 (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2005)