Bio

Education

BA, University Scranton 1983
MALD, Fletcher School, Tufts University 1987
PhD, Georgetown University 1996
EdM, in International Educational Development, International Humanitarian Studies, Teachers College Columbia University 2011


Career

  • Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow, Ratification Process of Treaty on European Union, 1992—1993
  • Lecturer, United States Information Service Speakers Program, Europe, 1994
  • Director, International Programs and Lecturer, Budapest Institute Graduate International and Diplomatic Studies, 1995—1997
  • Founding Director, International Peace and Conflict Resolution Graduate Program, Assistant Professor Political Science, Arcadia University, 1998—2000
  • Chair, Transatlantic Internet Multimedia Seminar Southeastern Europe (TIMSSE) Sciences Po Paris, 2000—2003;
  • Program Development Associate (2002—2004) and Guest Lecturer (2002—2012), Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Full-Time Term Faculty, John C. Whitehead School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University, 2005—2006
  • Assistant Professor of History and Political Science, Molloy College, 2006—2009
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Hofstra University, 2009—2012
  • Graduate Faculty (Adjunct), University of Arizona, 2012—2014
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, New York University School of Professional Studies, Center for Global Affairs, 2012—present
  • Adjunct Professor, New York University Faculty of Arts & Science, Program in International Relations, 2014—present
  • Professor (Part Time), Pioneer Academics, 2014—present
  • Strategic Lead, Digital Innovation and Learning Futures; Professor (Part-Time), LIU Global, 2014—present

Awards and grants

  • 1984 – IIE Swiss Universities Grant
  • 1985 – Pi Gamma Mu International Fellowship
  • 1987 – Rotary Graduate Ambassadorial Scholarship
  • 1991 – IIE Fulbright Scholar
  • 1991 – Jean Monnet Council Fellow
  • 1992 – Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship for Future American Leaders
  • 2001 – 21st Century Trust Fellow Merton College, Oxford University
  • 2001 – Bosch Public Policy Fellow American Academy in Berlin
  • 2002 – Marquis Who’s Who in the World
  • 2003 – International Educator of the Year
  • 2004 – Marquis Who’s Who in America
  • 2004 – Da Vinci Laureate
  • 2006 – Seton Hall University Servant Leadership Award
  • 2006 – Professional Development Grant, New York University SPS
  • 2007 – Wilton Park Conference Fellow
  • 2007 – Fulbright, 2007 (CIES and German Fulbright Commission, Brussels, Belgium and Berlin, Germany)
  • 2010 – Professional Development Grant, New York University SPS
  • 2012 – Professional Development Grant, New York University SPS
  • 2013 – NYU SPS Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2016 – Professional Development Grant, New York University GSAS

Publications

Books

  • The Evolution of an International Actor: Western Europe’s New Assertiveness co-edited with Reinhardt Rummel (1990)
  • France and Germany at Maastricht: Politics and Negotiations to Create the European Union (Contemporary Issues in European Politics) (1997); 2nd Edition (1999); Kindle Edition (2007)  ISBN 978-0815335931
  • Ethics and Global Politics: The Active Learning Sourcebook co-Edited with April Morgan and Joy Peach (2004) ISBN 978-1565491878
  • Leadership in the Big Bangs of European Integration co-edited with Derek Beach (2007) ISBN 978-1403998200
  • Mapping Transatlantic Futures: German-American Relations in a Global World co-edited with Ronald Bee (2015)

Chapters

  • A Separate Peace? Economic Stabilization-Development and the New Fault line of European Security in Redefining European Security (1999) ISBN 978-0815327929
  • Conflict Prevention for Kosovo/a in an Era of Illiberal Democracy in Die Erneuerung der transatlantischen Partnerschaft (2003) ISBN 978-3817210015
  • Re-Visioning Democracy: The American Reaction to European Integration Since Maastricht in Re-Visioning Democracy Central Europe and America Critical Perspectives (1995) ISBN 978-8322708033
  • The French Rejection of the European Constitutional Treaty: Two-Level Games Revisited in The Rise and Fall of the EU’s Constitutional Treaty (2008)
  • Leadership in the European Union Assessing the Influence of the French-Czech-Swedish Trio Council Presidency written with Radim Dragomaca (2009)
  • Reaching the Limits of the European Union as a Global Actor in The EU in the Global Political Economy (2009)
  • The Treaty on the European Union in Designing the European Union (2009)
  • Veto Players Inside and Out: The Future of EU-NATO Security Relations written with Oya Dursun-Ozkanca in The EU, Security and Transatlantic Relations (2012)

Select articles and papers

  • Re-Visioning Democracy: The American Reaction to European Integration Since Maastricht in Re-Visioning Democracy Central Europe and America Critical Perspectives (1995) ISBN 978-8322708033
  • The French Rejection of the European Constitutional Treaty: Implications of a National Debate for Europe’s Union (2007) (PDF)
  • EU3-Iranian Nuclear Diplomacy: Implications for US Policy in the Middle East (2007) (PDF)
  • Future of the European Union and the European Constitutional Treaty: The Future of the European Union and its Importance for Transatlantic Relations (2007) (PDF)
  • The Importance of the European Union’s Strategic and Diplomatic Cultures (2008) (PDF)
  • Leadership in the European Union: Assessing the Significance of the Trio Council Presidency (2008) (PDF)
  • Maastricht as Turning Point (2008) (PDF)
  • Leadership in the European Union: Assessing the Influence of the French-Czech-Swedish Trio Council Presidency (2009) (SSRN 1450346 )
  • Reaching the Limits of European Union as a Global Actor in The EU in the Global Political Economy (2009)
  • Changing Partners at Fifty? French Security Policy After Libya in Light of the Elysee Treaty, German Politics and Society (2013)
  • Humanitarian Technologies and Genocide Prevention: A Critical Inquiry (2014)
  • Unearthing Truth: Forensic Anthropology, Translocal Memory, and “Provention” in Guatemala written with Dylan Heyden (2015)
  • Why the Syrian Refugee Crisis Requires a German-Polish Response written with Anna Visvizi (2015)
  • After Baghdad, Beirut and Paris, the Refugee Crisis Urges a Feminist Critique written with Anna Visvizi (2015)
  • Choices for Germany in Europe: 21st Century Options (2016)

Activism

  • Founding Member, Cabinet World Peace and Diplomacy Forum, 2003—present
  • Advisory Group, UN Chronicle, 2006—2009
  • Vice President, World Congress Arts, Sciences and Communications, 2007
  • Public Affairs Speaker Molloy Institute of Lifelong Learning, 2007-2012
  • Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Young Professionals Program (Member Selection Committee 2010), WFI Fellow Citizens for Global Solutions, Washington, 2010—present
  • Member, Board of Directors Center for War/Peace Studies, 2010—present
  • Member, Standby Task Force, Crisis Mappers, 2010—present
  • Faculty adviser, 7TrainStop and Voices of New York_RESOLVE, 2015—2016
  • Scholars as Bridge Builders Study Tour in in Israel and Palestine, March 2016
  • Brandeis University Summer Institute for Israel Studies, Summer 2017

Memberships

Member AAUW, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, Salzburg Global Seminar, Foreign Policy Research Institute, Women’s Foreign Policy Group, Wilton Park International Association, Foreign Policy Association, Robert Bosch Foundation Alumni Association. (Member Executive Committee 1994—96, 1997—98, Co-President 1999—2000), European Union Studies Association, American Council on Germany, The Fletcher Club of New York (Vice President 1998), Kappa Delta Pi, Delta Tau Kappa, Alpha Mu Gamma, Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Sigma Tau (Founder Scranton Chapter), Pi Gamma Mu (Chapter Secretary 1982—84, Frank C. Brown Scholarship Medal 1984), Alpha Sigma Nu (Student President 1984)

Colette on Twitter