Angela KachuyevskiDr. Angela Kachuyevski

Assistant Professor of Political Science (CV)
Department of Historical
and Political Studies
(Website)
Kachuyea@arcadia.edu

Angela Kachuyevski, Ph.D., received a B.A. in International Studies and in Russian Language and Literature from the Ohio State University, and an MA in Law and Diplomacy and a Ph.D. in International Relations from the Fletcher School at Tufts University. Dr. Kachuyevski specializes in international negotiation and conflict resolution and international security studies. She has lived and worked in Russia on grassroots democratization and peacebuilding initiatives, and has contributed to numerous conflict prevention and ethnic conflict management research projects. Her research interests include conflicts in divided societies, minority rights and conflict prevention.

Publications

  • “Divided Societies and Identity Boundaries: A Conflict Analysis Framework” International Journal of Conflict Management, forthcoming 2014 (with Ronnie Olesker).
  • “Structured, Focused Comparison: An In-Depth Case Study of Ethnic Conflict Prevention” in Sage Research Methods Cases, 2014.  
  • “The Possibilities and Limitations of Preventive Action: The OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities in Ukraine,” International Negotiation: A Journal of Theory and Practice 17, December 2012.
  • “Bringing Theory to Life Through Field Study,” International Studies Perspectives 12:4, November 2011 (with Sandra F. Jones).
  • “Sovereignty, Self-Determination and State Collapse: Reassessing Yugoslavia,” The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs 32:2, Summer 2008.

Presentations

  • “‘Thawing’ the Moldova-Transdniestria Conflict: Ukrainian European Integration and New Possibilities for Resolution,” Association for the Study of Nationalities World Convention, Harriman Institute, Columbia University, 24-26 April 2014.
  • Invited talk, From Memory to Mending: Lessons for Eastern Europe from Germany's Foreign Policy of Reconciliation, co-sponsored by the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins University and the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 6 March 2014.
  • Participant on Roundtable “Thawing a Frozen Conflict? Moldova-Transnistria Ten Years After Kozak,” Association for Slavic and East European Studies 2013 Annual Conference in Boston, 21-24 November 2013.
  • “Social Boundaries and Societal Security: The Cases of Estonia, Belgium, Ukraine (Crimea) and Israel,” Association for the Study of Nationalities World Convention, Harriman Institute, Columbia University, 18-20 April 2013.
  • “Conflict Management in Divided Societies: Peacebuilding in Ukraine,” invited talk at Utah Valley University, 22 October 2012.
  • “‘Structured, Focused’ Comparison: Valuing the Utilization of Small-N Methods in the Study of Conflict Management,” International Studies Annual Conference in San Diego, 1-3 April 2012.
  • “Global Norms and Local Realities: The Politics of Minority Rights in Eastern Europe,” International Studies Annual Conference in Montreal, 15-19 March 2011.
  • Participant on Roundtable “The Conflict of the Post-Soviet Periphery: Twenty Years After,” Association for Slavic and East European Studies 2010 Annual Conference in Los Angeles, 17-20 November 2010.
  • “Imagined Boundaries, Real Borders: Explaining Minority-Majority Conflict in Estonia and Israel,” International Studies Annual Conference in New Orleans, 16-20 February 2010.
  • Participant on Roundtable “Eurasian Frozen Conflicts and (Un)Recognized States in a Comparative Perspective: What’s Next?” American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies Annual Conference in Boston, 13-15 November 2009.
  • “Evaluating Third Party Intervention in Estonia, Moldova and Ukraine: the Case for Multidimensional Prevention,” International Studies Association Northeast Annual Conference in Baltimore, 3-4 October 2008.
  • “Seeking Solutions in Transdniestria: Looking Beyond Russia to the Challenges of “Undoing,” 2008 Regional Policy Symposium on “Frozen Conflicts and Unrecognized States in Southeast Europe and Eurasia,” implemented by the International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX) and the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
  • “Avoiding State Fragmentation while Negotiating Sovereignty: Ukraine and Russia in Crimea,” International Studies Association Annual Conference in San Francisco, 26-29 March 2008.
  • “Questioning Preventive Diplomacy in Estonia: Thinking Beyond the State,” International Studies Association Northeast Annual Conference in Boston, 9-11 November 2006.

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