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Natalia S. Mirovitskaya, Faculty Network Member of Sanford School of Public Policy and Energy Initiative  

Office Location: 264 Rubenstein Hall, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 613-9219
Duke Box: 90237
Email Address: nataliam@duke.edu

Areas of Expertise

  • International
    • Conflict Prevention and Peacekeeping
    • Environmental Management and Policy
    • International Development

Education:
PhD, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences, 1981
MA, Moscow State University, 1976

Research Description: Sustainable development; international resource policy; environmental policy; global gender issues; peace and conflict resolution

Teaching (Spring 2016):

  • Pubpol 754.01, International energy system Synopsis
    Rubenstein 151, Th 04:40 PM-07:10 PM
  • Pubpol 760.01, Development and violence Synopsis
    Sanford 150, M 04:40 PM-07:10 PM
  • Pubpol 790.05, Special topics in idp Synopsis
    Sanford 225, F 03:05 PM-05:35 PM

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. W Ascher and N Mirovitskaya. Development Strategies and Inter-Group Violence Insights on Conflict-Sensitive Development. manual. Palgrave Macmillan, November, 2015. 340 pages pp.  [abs]
  2. with William Ascher. "The Conflict-Development Nexus in Asia: Policy Approaches." Development Strategies, Identities, and Conflict in Asia. Ed. William Ascher and Natalia Mirovitskaya Palgrave Macmillan, 2013: 315-320. [developmentstrategiesidentitiesandconflictinasia]
  3. with William Ascher. "The Nexus of Economic Strategies and Intergroup Violence." Development Strategies, Identities, and Conflict in Asia. Ed. William Ascher and Natalia Mirovitskaya Palgrave Macmillan, 2013: 47-98. [developmentstrategiesidentitiesandconflictinasia]
  4. with NS Mirovitskaya and W Ascher. "Learning from the Field." Economic Roots of Conflict and Cooperation in Africa.. Ed. W Ascher and N Mirovitskaya Palgrave Macmillan, 2013: 243-251. [theeconomicrootsofconflictandcooperationinafrica]
  5. with NS Mirovitskaya and W Ascher. Economic Roots of Conflict and Cooperation in Africa. manual. Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 292 pages pp. [theeconomicrootsofconflictandcooperationinafrica]  [abs]

Highlight:

Natalia S. Mirovitskaya has been on the faculty at Duke University since 1995. Her professional focus is on political economy of development and peacebuilding. Dr. Mirovitskaya earned her Ph.D. at the Russian Academy of Sciences (Economics). She has led and participated in numerous national and international research projects and has been a recipient of many awards, including the Excellence in Teaching Award from the Humphrey Fellows Program (University of North Carolina), Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership Grant, NATO Scientific Environmental Affairs Division Grant, and U.S. National Research Council Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Service. Recently, Dr. Mirovitskaya and William Ascher (Co-Founder of the Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center) have become co-editors of a new book series “Politics, Economics and Inclusive Development” launched by Palgrave MacMillan Publishers. Economic Development Strategies and the Evolution of Violence in Latin America (2012), Development Strategies, Identities, and Conflict in Asia (2013) and The Economic Roots of Conflict and Cooperation in Africa (2013) – all three by Ascher and Mirovitskaya – are among the first books published in this new series; they intend to guide policymakers, development professionals, and activists committed to conflict-sensitive development. Dr. Mirovitskaya has worked with master’s level students and directed masters’ projects for fellows from many countries, including Zambia, Mexico, England, Argentina, Japan, Australia, Philippines, South Korea, Myanmar and Colombia.

Natalia S. Mirovitskaya