Monthly Archives: March 2017

Presenting at MPSA 2017 in Chicago

Dear reader! Time to get back into the field of academia and research and share with esteemed colleagues the latest from the field. This year, one can find me at the 75th annual MPSA conference to be held in Chicago … Continue reading

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Prudence or caution? ECOWAS interventions

Dear reader. Good to have you back. Many of the African experts wonder whether ECOWAS’ most recent intervention in The Gambia marks a turning point in the history of the community’s unstable dealing with challenges to peace and security in … Continue reading

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Essential mediation skills

Dear reader. Good to have you back. I get asked what I consider to be the most important skills in mediation. Three things are important when it comes to political mediation: (1) good management: you need to understand the context, … Continue reading

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