Weiss, Thomas G.

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WEISS, Thomas G.

WEISS, Thomas G. American, b. 1946. Genres: International relations/ Current affairs, Politics/Government. Career: International Labor Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, research associate, 1971; Institute for World Order, NY, assistant director of University Program, 1972-73; UN Institute for Training and Research, NYC, research associate, 1974-75; UN Conference on Trade and Development, Geneva, senior economic affairs officer, 1975-85; Office of the UN Commissioner for Namibia, NYC, senior aid coordinator, 1978; International Peace Academy, NY, executive director, 1985-89; Brown University, Providence, RI, professor, associate director of Thomas J. Watson Jr. Institute for International Studies, 1990-98, associate dean of faculty for intl faculty affairs, 1992-95; Academic Council on the UN System, executive director, 1992-98; City University of New York, Graduate Center, Presidential Professor of Political Science, director, Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, 1998-. Publications: International Bureaucracy, 1975; (with R.S. Jordan) The World Food Conference and Global Problem Solving, 1976; (with A. Jennings) More for the Least?, 1983; Multilateral Development Diplomacy in UNCTAD, 1986; (with A.R. Norton) UN Peacekeepers, 1990; (with others) Humanitarianism under Siege, 1991; (with L. Minear) Humanitarian Action in Times of War, 1993; (with D. Forsythe and R. Coate) The United Nations and Changing World Politics, 1994, rev. ed., 2001; (with L. Minear) Mercy under Fire, 1995; (with L. Minear) Humanitarian Conflict, 1995; (with L. Minear and C. Scott) The News Media, Civil War, and Humanitarian Action, 1996; (with C. Collins) Humanitarian Challenges and Intervention, 1996, rev. ed., 2000; Military- Civilian Interactions, 1999;(with L. Emmeerij and R. Jolly) Ahead of the Curve?, 2001; (with D. Hubert) The Responsibility to Protect, 2001. EDITOR: (with A. Jennings) The Challenge of Development in the Eighties, 1982; (with D. Pitt) The Nature of United Nations Bureaucracies, 1986; American, Soviet, and Third World Perceptions of Regional Conflicts, 1989; The United Nations in Conflict Management, 1990; Humanitarian Emergencies and Military Help in Africa, 1990; (with L. Gordenker) Peacekeepers, Soldiers, and Disasters, 1991; (with M.A. Kessler) Third World Security in the Post-Cold War Era, 1991; (with J.G. Blight) The Suffering Grass, 1992; Collective Security in a Changing World, 1993; (with L. Minear) Humanitarianism across Borders, 1993; The United Nations and Civil Wars, 1995; (with R. Rotberg) From Massacres to Genocide, 1996; (with L. Gordonker) NGOs, the UN, and Global Governance, 1996; (with J. Leqvold) Collective Conflict Management, 1998; (with others) Political Gain and Civilian Policy, 1997; Beyond UN Subcontracting, 1998. Contributor to periodicals. Address: Graduate Center, City University of New York, 365 Fifth Ave Ste 5203, New York, NY 10016, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]