Faten Ghosn

About Faten Ghosn

Dr. Ghosn received her BA and MA from the American University of Beirut, and her Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University. Her research and teaching interests focus on the interaction of adversaries, be they conflictual or cooperative. In particular, she has been interested in how such actors handle their disagreements. A common theme running throughout her professional interests is the importance of the choice of strategy that is picked by the adversaries to manage their conflicts. Her articles have appeared in British Journal of Political Science, Conflict Management and Peace Science, International Journal of Human Rights, International Negotiation, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Peace Research, Middle East Journal, Peace Research: The Canadian Journal of Peace and Conflict as well as Public Choice.

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Contact Information

Faten Ghosn
Associate Professor
Telephone: 520-621-7321
Fax: 520-621-5051
Office: Social Science 335


Ph.D.  Political Science, Pennsylvania State University, 2006.

M.A.   Public Administration, American University of Beirut, 2000.

B.A.   Public Administration & Political Studies, American University of Beirut, 1998.

Courses Taught

POL 462: Armed Conflict & Conflict Management

POL/MENAS 465: International Politics of the Middle East

POL 565A: International Politics of the Middle East

POL 600: IR Prosem

POL 663: Scientific Study of Conflict

POL 668: Conflict Management