Edward Newman

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Edward Newman "was educated in the United Kingdom at the University of Keele and the University of Kent, where he received a Ph.D. in International Relations. He has taught, in Japan, as a lecturer at Shumei University and Aoyama Gakuin University, and has been a Research Associate at the University of Tokyo. He is also a founding executive editor of the journal International Relations of the Asia Pacific, published by Oxford University Press. In addition to his work for UNU, he is also periodically invited to support other UN agencies, most recently as a part of UNESCO's work on human security, and for UNDP in Liberia where he contributed to the 2006 National Human Development Report which focused on human development and peacebuilding." [1]


  • A Crisis of Global Institutions? Multilateralism and International Security (Routledge, 2007)
  • Multilateralism Under Challenge? Power, International Order, and Structural Change (co-editor with Ramesh Thakur and John Tirman, UNU Press, 2006)
  • Challenges to Peacebuilding: Managing Spoilers During Conflict Resolution (co-editor with Oliver Richmond, UNU Press, 2006)
  • The UN Role in Promoting Democracy: Between Ideals and Reality (co-edited with Roland Rich, UNU Press, 2004)
  • Refugees and Forced Displacement: International Security, Human Vulnerability, and the State (co-edited with Joanne van Selm, UNU Press, 2003)
  • Recovering from Civil Conflict: Reconciliation, Peace and Development (co-edited, Frank Cass, 2002)
  • Democracy in Latin America: (Re)Constructing Political Society (co-edited with Manuel Antonio Garreton M., UNU Press, 2001)
  • The United Nations and Human Security (co-edited with Oliver P. Richmond, Palgrave, 2001)
  • The UN Secretary-General from the Cold War to the New Era (Macmillan, 1998)
  • The Changing Nature of Democracy (co-edited with Takashi Inoguchi, John Keane, UNU Press, 1998)

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  1. Edward Newman, United Nations University, accessed September 13, 2007.
  2. Advisory Panel, Conflict Analysis Research Centre, accessed March 9, 2008.