Norwich University Hosts Fulbright Canada Scholar and Presentation on UN Peacekeeping

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NORWICH UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS

October 25, 2018

Norwich University’s Peace and War Center is hosting Sarah-Myriam Martin-Brûlé, Ph.D., who is in residency as Fulbright Visiting Chair in Peace and War Studies for the fall semester.

Martin-Brûlé presents “Intelligent and Mighty Peace: Intelligence Driven Force in UN Peacekeeping Missions,” a lecture on Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 12:15-1:15 p.m. in the Kreitzberg Library North Instruction Room. This event is free and open to the public.

Martin-Brûlé is associate professor in the Department of Politics and International Studies at Bishop’s University. She is Deputy Director of the Réseau de recherche sur les opérations de la paix (ROP), associate faculty member of the Center for International Peace and Security Studies (CIPSS) and of the Montreal Center for International Studies (CERIUM). She works as a consultant for the International Peace Institute (IPI) and for the United Nations Operation Crisis Center (UNOCC). Her book, “Evaluating Peacekeeping Missions: A Typology of Success and Failure in International Interventions” (Routledge 2017), strives to understand the conditions under which peace operations succeeded or failed. She studied the cases of Somalia, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Her current research focuses on intelligence in United Nations peace operations. Co-author of the first United Nations Field Handbook on Joint Mission Analysis Centres (United Nations, 2018), she recently conducted fieldwork at the MINUSCA (Central African Republic), MINUSMA (Mali), MONUSCO (Democratic Republic of Congo), UNOCI (Côte d’Ivoire) and UNMISS (South Sudan).

Norwich University welcomes a Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Peace and War Studies with expertise in any of the following disciplines: International Relations, Military History, Diplomacy, Military Sociology, Terrorism, Just/Positive Peace, Information or Cyber Warfare. The Fulbright Visiting Research Chair will conduct research, guest lecture at the undergraduate level, and support the missions of the Peace and War Center and the College of Graduate and Continuing Studies’ Military History, Diplomacy or Information Assurance Programs. The Chair has opportunities to participate in public lectures, attend conferences, and otherwise contribute to the intellectual life at Norwich University. Implementation of this Research Chair position is in direct support of Norwich’s commitment to further expand the stature of the institution and to bolster the strength of the intellectual environment of Norwich University.

In addition to the $25,000 award, the Chair is provided with a suitable workspace, as well as support services including access to numerous computer databases, Smithsonian Museum materials (Norwich University’s Sullivan Museum and History Center is a Smithsonian Affiliate), and Norwich Museum archives. 

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