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Annalisa J. Zinn

Vice President for Academic Innovation and Effectiveness

BA, MA, PhD, Yale University; MBA, Quinnipiac University


Academic Innovation and Effect

Phone Number


Mail Drop



Office Location

Center for Comm.&Engineer #290

Courses Taught

Human Rights Law & Policy, Ethics of War & Peace, Development & Human Dignity, Ethics of Humanitarian Intervention, Introduction to Political Science, Introduction to International Relations

Educational Background

B.A. in Ethics, Politics and Economics - Yale University, Ph.D in Political Science - Yale University, MBA - Quinnipiac University

Selected Publications

Globalization and Self-Determination: Is the Nation-State under Siege?, edited with David R. Cameron and Gustav Ranis. New York: Routledge, 2006. “Triangulating Civil Peace” in Approaches, Levels and Methods of Analysis in International Politics: Crossing Boundaries, edited by Harvey Starr. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. “Economic Integration and Political Separatism: Parallel Trends or Causally Linked Processes?” in Globalization and Self-Determination: Is the Nation-State under Siege?, edited by David Cameron, Gustav Ranis and Annalisa Zinn. New York: Routledge, 2006. “Theory versus Reality: Civil War Onset and Avoidance in Nigeria since 1960” in Understanding Civil War: Evidence and Analysis (Volume 1: Africa), edited by Paul Collier and Nicholas Sambanis. Washington, DC: World Bank Publications, 2005. “America’s Policy Towards East Asia: How it Looks from Japan” in Asian Survey (with Frances Rosenbluth and Jun Saito), July/August 2007.


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