Colette Mazzucelli

Colette Mazzucelli (BA, magna cum laude, History and Philosophy {Modern Languages}, (University of Scranton); MALD, Law and Diplomacy, Fletcher School (Tufts University); EdM, International Educational Development {International Humanitarian Issues}, Teachers College, Columbia University); PhD, Government {comparative politics, international relations, political philosophy}, (Georgetown University) has taught on graduate faculty, Center for Global Affairs at New York University, where she is Adjunct Associate Professor of Global Affairs, since 2005. She is also Adjunct Associate Professor of Political Science in the Department of Political Science at Hofstra University's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Professor Mazzucelli teaches courses in comparative politics, international relations, Europe in the 21st Century as well as ethnic conflicts at the millennium. She is particularly interested in the integration of mobile phone learning in the global affairs curriculum. Presently, she is a WFI Fellow at Citizens for Global Solutions. Dr. Mazzucelli is developing the India regional course in the Center for Global Affairs at New York University. In addition, she participates as a member of the Board of Directors, Center for War/Peace Studies and of the UN Chronicle Advisory Group at the United Nations. In 2010, Dr. Mazzucelli joined the Standby Task Force of crisis mappers. Most recently, she has been engaged crisis mapping on the new Ushahidi platform, the Libya Crisis Map. Her 2009-10 syllabi are featured in a Faculty Spotlight online in Foreign Affairs Classroom webpages. Dr. Mazzucelli's biography appears in Marquis Who's Who in the World 2011 and Marquis Who's Who in America 2011. In 2010, she was profiled in the Council on Foreign Relations Educators Bulletin.

Her more recent teaching includes developing undergraduate curricula in history and politics of India as well as history and politics of Southeast Asia. She is presently co-authoring publications with Dean A. Nicholas Fargnoli, which focus on the ethical issues that students of international relations are likely to confront. Professor Mazzucelli is the author of France and Germany at Maastricht Politics and Negotiations to Create the European Union.

Previously, Dr. Mazzucelli was on full-time faculty at the John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University, where she taught graduate and undergraduate courses in international relations theory and diplomacy, European Union development and dynamics, peacemaking and peacekeeping in the modern world, ethnopolitical landscape, international conflict and security, and investigating international relations. She was cited as one of twelve recipients of the Monsignor Robert Sheeran Pirate of the Year Award 2006 for servant leadership and undergraduate teaching excellence in the Seton Hall University community.

In the mid-1990s Professor Mazzucelli was an Instructor in continuing education at Georgetown University and a Visiting Lecturer at the Budapest University of Economic Sciences and the Budapest Institute for Graduate International and Diplomatic Studies. She was Founding Director of the International Peace and Conflict Resolution M.A. Program at Arcadia University. Dr. Mazzucelli acquired professional experience in program development at Teachers College Columbia University and in education at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. At the Institute of Political Studies in Paris (Sciences Po), she organized the first graduate seminar taught via technology-mediated learning, the transatlantic internet multimedia seminar southeastern Europe (TIMSSE), 2000–03, with engaged participation across several continents.

She is the recipient of various international fellowships including, Fulbright, 2007 (CIES and German Fulbright Commission, Brussels, Belgium and Berlin, Germany), 21st Century Trust, 2001 (Merton College, Oxford, England), Bosch Public Policy, 2001 (American Academy in Berlin, Germany), Salzburg Seminar, 1997 (Salzburg, Austria), Bosch Future American Leaders, 1992 (Federal Foreign Office and Economics Ministry, Bonn, Germany), European Commission, 1992 (Brussels, Belgium), Jean Monnet, 1991 (European University Institute, Fiesole, Italy), Fulbright, 1991 (IIE, Paris, France), Rotary Graduate Ambassadorial, 1987 (Strasbourg, France), Pi Gamma Mu, 1985 (Florence, Italy), and Swiss Universities Grant, 1984 (IIE, Fribourg, Switzerland).

In Europe, Professor Mazzucelli toured for the United States Information Service with speaking engagements in France, Germany and Poland. A participant in the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program for Future American Leaders, she assisted with the ratification of the Treaty on European Union (‘Maastricht’) in the Federal Republic of Germany, 1992-93.

Dr. Mazzucelli graduated with a B.A. in History and Philosophy and a minor in Modern Languages, magna cum laude, from the University of Scranton in 1983. Her graduate work includes a professional degree, the M.A.L.D., Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy, earned from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in 1987, and a Ph.D. in Government under the supervision of Professor Emeritus Karl H. Cerny at Georgetown University, completed in 1996. In her post-doctoral, professional education, she received an Ed.M., Master of Education, at Teachers College, Columbia University in 2011 with a focus on International Humanitarian Issues and uses of innovative technologies, including the mobile phone, in the global classroom. As a doctoral student, she worked at The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars during 1989-1990 for Xichang Zhang in the West European Studies Program, Giulietto Chiesa at the Kennan Institute (covering Russia and surrounding states), and Reinhardt Rummel in the International Security Studies Program.