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SHSS Student Publishes Article on Darfur in the Journal, African Security

Patrick James Christian, doctoral student in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences, has published an article in the journal, African Security. The article, entitled, “Darfur-Ground Zero for Africa’s Crisis of identity: A Psychohistoriography of Tribes in Conflict,” examines the psychological and sociological motivations related to violence and social identity.

Christian holds an M.S. in Cross Cultural Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga Jesuit University in Washington and a B.S. in History and Political Science from the University of South Florida. He is a policy advisor with the Office of the Secretary of Defense and adjunct faculty at the National Intelligence University. He has lead teams conducting combat advisory missions, tribal engagement and counterinsurgency operations in Columbia, Ecuador, Sudan, Ethiopia and Iraq. He has trained US Army Special Forces, US Navy Seals and USMC Advisory Groups in psycho-historiographic profiling and teaches cultural communication.