Conversations in Conflict Studies presents: Benjamin Valentino
341 Eggers Hall
"Humble Humanitarianism: The Case for Non-Military Humanitarian Intervention," with Benjamin Valentino, Associate Professor of Government at Dartmouth College. Benjamin Valentino's research interests include the causes and consequences of violent conflict and American foreign and security policies. At Dartmouth he teaches courses on international relations, international security, American foreign policy, the causes and prevention of genocide and serves as co-director the Government Department Honors Program. Professor Valentino's book, Final Solutions: Mass Killing and Genocide in the 20th Century, received the Edgar S. Furniss Book Award for making an exceptional contribution to the study of national and international security. His work has appeared in outlets such as The New York Times, Foreign Affairs, The American Political Science Review, Security Studies, International Organization, Public Opinion Quarterly, World Politics and The Journal of Politics. He is currently working on several research projects focusing on public opinion on the use of force, civilian and military casualties in interstate wars and developing early warning models of large-scale violence against civilians.Co-sponsored by PARCC - Program for the Advancement of Research on Conflict and Collaboration, Moynihan Insitute, Political Science Department, Regional Holocaust and Genocide Initiative, and Sigma Iota Rho.
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