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Bertha Kadenyi Amisi, Ph.D.

Bertha Amisi
Assistant Professor, Peace and Conflict Studies
(954) 262-3053


  • Ph.D. Syracuse University
  • M.A. University of Notre Dame

Professional Interests

Bertha Kadenyi Amisi, Ph.D., has worked with international NGOs and the U.N. in the area of conflict and community development, peace advocacy and humanitarian intervention. She was the Program Advisor at the Nairobi Peace Initiative-Africa, a pan-African peace resource organization. She has also worked with the Africa regional office of the U.K. charity, ActionAid, where she provided policy and program support to seven country programs in conflict and disaster prone situations in the western, eastern and southern Africa sub-regions.

Dr. Amisi has taught in the graduate program in International Affairs at New School University and also served as instructor for the course Fundamentals of Conflict Studies at Syracuse University. She also has also taught undergraduate courses in political science. Her research interests include political conflict, peaceful resolution of conflict, globalization and state-society relations in Africa. Currently teaching: Research Design, Theories of Conflict, and Gender and Conflict.

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