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Dr. Victoria Christine Fontan

Director of Academic Development and Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies

University for Peace

HQ Phone: (212) 286-1077

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University for Peace

New York Office, 122 East 42Nd St., Suite 4005

New York, New York 10168

United States

Company Description

The University for Peace (UPEACE) was established in 1980 by the General Assembly of the United Nations, with the mandate to support the Peace and Security objectives of the United Nations through a world-wide programme of education for Peace. According ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Visiting Assistant Professor of Peace Studies

Colgate University

Analyste

Consultant

Chief Academic Officer

The American University of Kurdistan

Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Cali

Affiliations

Board Member
HumanDHS

Board Member
Humiliation and Human Strength

Member
War and Media Network

Fellow To the Iraq Project
Canadian Institute for Conflict Resolution

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
Sabanci University

Fellow To the Iraq Project At the Center for International Conflict Resolution
Columbia University

Education

War Studies program

King's College , London

Doctor of Education

University of Limerick , Ireland

PhD

Peace and Development Studies

University of Limerick

Web References (190 Total References)


Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies - Who We Are - Advisory Board

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This has included teaching in Victoria and France, consultancy, and management within the Victorian School of Languages, where he is currently Assistant Principal.

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VICTORIA C. FONTAN Victoria Christine Fontan is a Member of the HumanDHS Board of Directors, the HumanDHS Global Advisory Board, the HumanDHS Global Core Team, the HumanDHS Research Team, and the HumanDHS Research Team. She is furthermore the former Co-Editor of the Journal of Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies (JHDHS). Victoria is the Director of Academic Development, and Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the United Nations-mandated University for Peace in San Jose, Costa Rica.


Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies - Research

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VICTORIA C. FONTAN Victoria Christine Fontan is a Member of the HumanDHS Board of Directors, the HumanDHS Global Advisory Board, the HumanDHS Global Core Team, the HumanDHS Research Team, and the HumanDHS Education Team. She is furthermore the former Co-Editor of the Journal of Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies (JHDHS). Victoria is the Director of Academic Development, and Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the United Nations-mandated University for Peace in San Jose, Costa Rica. As a Fellow to the Iraq Project at the CICR in Columbia University, Victoria is in charge of developing a permanent Conflict Resolution curriculum in northern Iraqi universities. Prior to 2005, Victoria was Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution at Salahaddin University, Erbil, Iraq. Previously, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Peace Studies at Colgate University, NY, where she lectured in conflict resolution and peace studies. Earlier, Victoria was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Sabanci University, in Turkey. She lectured in the MA Program in Conflict Resolution and Analysis and also conducts research on conflict resolution processes and the politics of communication. Victoria holds a Ph.D. in Peace and Development Studies. She published various papers on multi-track diplomacy, human trafficking, the public diplomacy of armed groups and the formation of political violence in post-conflict societies. Central to her work has been a conceptualisation of post-conflict processes through the study of social, gendered, cultural, economic and political humiliation. She conducted field research in Lebanon with the Hezbollah, in Bosnia-Herzegovina on human trafficking and organised crime, and in Fallujah (post-Saddam Iraq) with emerging armed groups. She is also involved in gender training for peacekeeping operations, and has lectured to various armed forces on the subject.


Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies - Education

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VICTORIA C. FONTAN Victoria Christine Fontan is also a Member of the HumanDHS Board of Directors, the HumanDHS Global Advisory Board, the HumanDHS Global Core Team, and the HumanDHS Research Team. She is furthermore the former Co-Editor of the Journal of Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies (JHDHS). Victoria is the Director of Academic Development, and Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the United Nations-mandated University for Peace in San Jose, Costa Rica. As a Fellow to the Iraq Project at the CICR in Columbia University, Victoria is in charge of developing a permanent Conflict Resolution curriculum in northern Iraqi universities. Prior to 2005, Victoria was Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution at Salahaddin University, Erbil, Iraq. Previously, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Peace Studies at Colgate University, NY, where she lectured in conflict resolution and peace studies. Earlier, Victoria was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Sabanci University, in Turkey. She lectured in the MA Program in Conflict Resolution and Analysis and also conducts research on conflict resolution processes and the politics of communication. Victoria holds a Ph.D. in Peace and Development Studies. She published various papers on multi-track diplomacy, human trafficking, the public diplomacy of armed groups and the formation of political violence in post-conflict societies. Central to her work has been a conceptualisation of post-conflict processes through the study of social, gendered, cultural, economic and political humiliation. She conducted field research in Lebanon with the Hezbollah, in Bosnia-Herzegovina on human trafficking and organised crime, and in Fallujah (post-Saddam Iraq) with emerging armed groups. She is also involved in gender training for peacekeeping operations, and has lectured to various armed forces on the subject.


VICTORIA FONTAN is Associate ...

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VICTORIA FONTAN is Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University for Peace, Costa Rica.


What Others are Saying about the PCDN Network (Add your Own Comments) - Peace and Collaborative Development Network

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Dr. Victoria Fontan, Associate Professor, Head, Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, University for Peace

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