Andrea Bartoli


Andrea Bartoli is the Dean of School of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University since July 1, 2013. Seton Hall University is a private Roman Catholic university in South Orange, New Jersey, United States. Founded in 1856 by Archbishop James Roosevelt Bayley, Seton Hall is the oldest diocesan university in the United States. Seton Hall is also the oldest and largest Catholic university in New Jersey. The university is known for its programs in business, law, education, nursing, and diplomacy.

Prior to that, he held the Drucie French Cumbie Chair at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR) at George Mason University in Washington, USA.

He is also a Senior Research Scholar at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), at Columbia University in New York, the former Director of the Center for International Conflict Resolution (CICR), as well as the former Chairman of the Columbia University Conflict Resolution Network (CU-CRN), which was superseded, in 2009, by the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict, and Complexity (AC4). He works on regional conflict resolution in Southern Africa, the role of religions in conflict resolution, and learning organization in the field of conflict resolution.

His recent publications include Somalia, Rwanda and Beyond: The Role of the International Media in Wars and Humanitarian Crises (co-edited with Edward Girardet and Jeffrey Carmel).

Andrea Bartoli has a B.A. from the University of Rome, Italy and a Ph.D. from the University of Milan, Italy. Trained as an anthropologist, Bartoli has been actively involved in conflict resolution since the early 1980s, particularly in Mozambique, the Sudan, Burundi, and Angola.