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Stefan Wolff

University of Birmingham

Dr. Stefan Wolff is Professor of International Security at the University of Birmingham. He is a specialist in contemporary security challenges and has extensively written on ethnic conflict, international conflict management and state-building. Among his 15 books to date are Ethnic Conflict: A Global Perspective (Oxford University Press 2006, 2nd ed. 2007) and Conflict Management in Divided Societies (Routledge 2011, with Christalla Yakinthou). Wolff is the founding editor of Ethnopolitics and an associate editor of Civil Wars.

Dr. Wolff is a member of the Governing Council of the European Centre for Minority Issues and an International Associate at the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-determination at Princeton University. He has held visiting professorships at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, Bologna Center, the University of Sofia, the University of Bucharest, the University of Skopje, the University of Belgrade, Humboldt University Berlin, Free University Berlin, and St. Petersburg State University. In 2006, Wolff served as Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the UK Defence Academy.

He holds a BA from the University of Leipzig, Germany, a Masters degree from the University of Cambridge, and a PhD from the London School of Economics and Political Science.