David Mendeloff


David Mendeloff is Assistant Professor of International Affairs at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs and Director of the Centre for Security and Defence Studies (CSDS). Dr. Mendeloff’s research interests include causes and prevention of war; nationalist, ethnic and identity conflict; post-conflict peacebuilding and transitional justice; and national misperceptions and ideational sources of foreign policy. He is author most recently of “Truth-Seeking, Truth-Telling and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: Curb the Enthusiasm?” International Studies Review 6, no. 4 (September 2004). He is currently writing a book on historical memory and interstate conflict in the former Soviet Union. He teaches courses in conflict analysis, peacebuilding and reconstruction, and US foreign security policy.

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