Charles T. “Chuck” Call is a nonresident senior fellow in the Latin America Initiative in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings. His work focuses on peacebuilding and the role of rising powers, state-building, civil wars, and security and justice and anti-corruption reforms in Latin America.

His publications include “Why Peace Fails: The Causes and Prevention of Civil War Recurrence” (Georgetown Univ. Press, 2012); edited volumes “Rising Powers and Peacebuilding: Breaking the Mold?” (Palgrave, forthcoming); “Building States to Build Peace” (Lynne Rienner, 2008); and “Constructing Security and Justice after War” (USIP Press, 2007); and peer-reviewed articles on fragile states, Latin America, state-building, peacebuilding, democratization, and human rights in Comparative Politics, Journal of Latin American Studies, Global Governance, the European Journal of International Relations, International Studies Perspectives, among others.

He is an associate professor of international relations and peace and conflict resolution in the School of International Service of American University. From 2012 to 2014, he served as senior advisor to the assistant secretary of state for conflict and stabilization operations, where he led the bureau’s conflict analysis team and oversaw the bureau’s operations in Latin America and the Great Lakes region. Since 2012, he has served on U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon’s advisory group for the U.N. Peacebuilding Fund. He currently co-directs a project on “Rising Powers and Peacebuilding” with support from the Norwegian Foreign Ministry and the Carnegie Corporation.

He has conducted field research in Central America, Haiti, Afghanistan, West Africa, Papua New Guinea, South Africa, the West Bank and Gaza, Bosnia, and Kosovo on post-conflict peacebuilding.  He has served as a senior fellow at the United States Institute of Peace, and a visiting fellow at University of Southern California’s Center for International Studies and at New York University’s Center on International Cooperation. He has received research grants and fellowships from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the MacArthur Foundation, the United States Institute of Peace, Stanford’s Center on Conflict and Negotiation, and the National Security Education Program and the National Science Foundation. In 2014, he received a Superior Honor Award from the U.S. State Department, and he received the Class of 1924 Award from Princeton University in 1986.

He received his doctorate in political science from Stanford University and his bachelor’s, cum laude, from Princeton University.

Affiliations:
International Studies Association, member
Latin American Studies Association, member
Rising Powers and Peacebuilding Project, principal investigator
United Nations Secretary-General’s Peacebuilding Fund, advisory group member

Charles T. “Chuck” Call is a nonresident senior fellow in the Latin America Initiative in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings. His work focuses on peacebuilding and the role of rising powers, state-building, civil wars, and security and justice and anti-corruption reforms in Latin America.

His publications include “Why Peace Fails: The Causes and Prevention of Civil War Recurrence” (Georgetown Univ. Press, 2012); edited volumes “Rising Powers and Peacebuilding: Breaking the Mold?” (Palgrave, forthcoming); “Building States to Build Peace” (Lynne Rienner, 2008); and “Constructing Security and Justice after War” (USIP Press, 2007); and peer-reviewed articles on fragile states, Latin America, state-building, peacebuilding, democratization, and human rights in Comparative Politics, Journal of Latin American Studies, Global Governance, the European Journal of International Relations, International Studies Perspectives, among others.

He is an associate professor of international relations and peace and conflict resolution in the School of International Service of American University. From 2012 to 2014, he served as senior advisor to the assistant secretary of state for conflict and stabilization operations, where he led the bureau’s conflict analysis team and oversaw the bureau’s operations in Latin America and the Great Lakes region. Since 2012, he has served on U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon’s advisory group for the U.N. Peacebuilding Fund. He currently co-directs a project on “Rising Powers and Peacebuilding” with support from the Norwegian Foreign Ministry and the Carnegie Corporation.

He has conducted field research in Central America, Haiti, Afghanistan, West Africa, Papua New Guinea, South Africa, the West Bank and Gaza, Bosnia, and Kosovo on post-conflict peacebuilding.  He has served as a senior fellow at the United States Institute of Peace, and a visiting fellow at University of Southern California’s Center for International Studies and at New York University’s Center on International Cooperation. He has received research grants and fellowships from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Norway’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the MacArthur Foundation, the United States Institute of Peace, Stanford’s Center on Conflict and Negotiation, and the National Security Education Program and the National Science Foundation. In 2014, he received a Superior Honor Award from the U.S. State Department, and he received the Class of 1924 Award from Princeton University in 1986.

He received his doctorate in political science from Stanford University and his bachelor’s, cum laude, from Princeton University.

Affiliations:
International Studies Association, member
Latin American Studies Association, member
Rising Powers and Peacebuilding Project, principal investigator
United Nations Secretary-General’s Peacebuilding Fund, advisory group member

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