What I do
Professor of International and Comparative Politics
Sisk’s latest book is co-edited with Fletcher Cox, Peacemaking in Deeply Divided Societies: Toward Social Cohesion? (Palgrave, 2017). He is also author of Statebuilding: Consolidating Peace after Civil War (Polity, 2013). Other recent books for which he is co-editor are: Democratization in the 21st Century: Reviving Transitology, (with Mahmoud Ould-Mohammedou, Routledge, forthcoming), The Routledge Handbook of International Statebuilding (with David Chandler, 2013), Between Terror and Tolerance: Religious Leaders, Conflict, and Peacebuilding (Georgetown University Press, 2011), From War to Democracy: Dilemmas of Peacebuilding (with Anna Jarstad, Cambridge University Press 2008) and The Dilemmas of Statebuilding: Confronting the Contradictions of Postwar Peace Operations (with Roland Paris, Routledge 2009).
Prior to joining the University of Denver in 1998, Sisk was a Program Officer and Research Scholar in the Grant Program of the United States Institute of Peace in Washington. Sisk earned a Ph.D. “with distinction” in political science from The George Washington University, in 1992, and an MA in International Journalism (1984) and a BA in Foreign Service and German (1982) from Baylor University.
- Ph.D., Political Science, The George Washington University, 1992
- MA, International Journalism, Baylor University, 1984
- BA, Foreign Service and German, Baylor University, 1982
- International Studies Association
- Academic Council on the United Nations System
- Senior Fulbright Fellowship, Fulbright IIE/Norwegian Nobel Institute