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SHSS Welcomes New Faculty Member

Evan Hoffman, Ph.D.

Evan Hoffman, Ph.D.

Honggang Yang, Ph.D., dean of NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) has announced the appointment of Evan Hoffman, Ph.D., to the faculty at SHSS. Hoffman has been appointed as an assistant professor in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR).

Hoffman holds a doctoral degree in Political Science from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, an M.A. in Post-war Recovery Studies from the University of York in the United Kingdom and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. Prior to coming to NSU, Hoffman was the Executive Director of the Canadian International Institute of Applied Negotiation (CIIAN) for four years. He has been an analysis and policy advisor for CIIAN’s International Peace and Prosperity Project in Guineau-Bissau. He has also conducted work in Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Bosnia, Kenya and Sudan. Recently he was invited to join the UN Mediation Roster and has consulted with the Carter Center.  Hoffman has been an associate faculty member at Royal Roads University and an adjunct faculty member at Antioch University. He has published in the areas of international mediation, peacebuilding and conflict prevention and intervention.