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David Mendeloff is currently Associate Dean (Faculty Affairs) in the Faculty of Public and Global Affairs. He served as FPA’s Associate Dean (Academic) from 2018-23. In that role he helped develop and shepherd new academic programs and curricular changes and innovations; worked with units on cyclical program reviews; managed the TA allocation process; oversaw teaching regulations and academic policies; and represented FPA on numerous university committees.

David joined the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs in 2001, where he is currently Associate Professor. From 2005-14 he was Director of NPSIA’s Centre for Security and Defence Studies. He has taught courses on international conflict analysis, peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction, and transitional justice at NPSIA and in the Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management program. A political scientist, David is a specialist of the politics of accountability for wartime atrocity and the impact of international criminal justice on wartime civilian violence, war termination and post-war state-building. He was most recently co-editor of a special issue of the Journal of Human Rights, examining the impact of the International Criminal Court on the twenty-fifth anniversary of its founding. He holds a PhD (Political Science) from MIT and a BA (International Relations) from Pitzer College in Claremont, California.