PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES

School of Health and Human Sciences

Askerov, Ali

Ali Askerov, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
Ph.D. in Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Manitoba (2011)
Office: 1510 Walker, room 410
Phone: 336-706-5809
Email: abaskaro@uncg.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Office Hours

Monday: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, or by appointment

Classes Taught

  • PCS 608: Special Topics: Human Security, Migration, and Refugees
  • PCS 610: Transitional Justice
  • PCS 609: Community Engaged Research
  • PCS 607: Conflict Analysis: Theories of Change
  • PCS 690: Integrated Colloquium
  • PCS 631: Humanitarian Crisis Management
  • PCS 607: Conflict Analysis: Theory of Change
  • PCS 631: Humanitarian Crisis Management
  • PCS 605: Skills/Techniques of Conflict Transformation
  • PCS 677: International Human Rights Advocacy
  • PCS 711: Conflict Transformation in Crisis Environment
  • CPS 556 Sports, Conflict, Peace
  • CPS 602: Professional Seminar I

Brief Bio

Dr. Ali Askerov is an Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Study in the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro (UNCG).

He has written on ethnic conflict, terrorism, mediation, peace education, conflict transformation, refugee issues, and structural violence, among others. He is an author or co-author of several books that include Contemporary Relations Between Turkey and Russia: From Crisis to Cooperation (2018), Transformative Change: An Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies (2015), Historical Dictionary of Chechen Conflict (2015), and Chechens From Past to Future: Healing the Wounds (2012).

Askerov is a research fellow of the Center for New North Carolinians. He has been interviewed for various televisions on international conflicts, terrorism, and national security issues.

Research Interests

Research interests includes:

  • Ethnic conflicts
  • Peace education
  • Structural violence
  • Human rights
  • International morality
  • History of political ideas
  • Russian studies
  • Identity and conflict
  • Refugee and migration
  • Human security

Books

  • Askerov, A., Tchnatouridze, L. & Brooks, S. (Eds.). (In Press). Post-Soviet Conflicts. Lexington Books
  • Topsakal, I., Askerov, A. & Nafikov, I. (Eds). (In Press). Russo-Turkish Relations: From Past to Future. Istanbul University Press.
  • Askerov, A. (Eds.). (2018). Contemporary relations between Turkey and Russia: From crisis to cooperation, Lanham: Lexington Books;
  • Reimer, L., Schmitz, C., Janke, E., Askerov, A., Strahl, B. & T. Matyok (2015). Transformative change: An introduction to peace and conflict studies, Lanham: Lexington Books;
  • Askerov, A. (2015). Historical dictionary of Chechen conflicts. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Askerov, A. (2011). Chechens from past to future: Healing the wounds. Lambert Academic Publishing, GmbH & Co. KG, Saarbrucken, Germany.