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Dr. Charles Webel

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Peace Studies
Expertise: Terrorism; Civil Resistance; Rationality; theories of war and peace
Office Location: Roosevelt Hall 253
Office Hours: T/TH 1-2 p.m.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

“Definitions of Peace: The Modern Era,” with Marcel Kaba, Chapter 1, in A Cultural History of Peace, Volume 6, Ronald W. Edsforth, Editor (London: Bloomsbury, 2019).
PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES, with David Barash, (Thousand Oaks and London: SAGE, 2018). This book has been called "a masterpiece" in a leading academic journal in the field and is the standard text in Peace and Conflict Studies.
ASSESSING THE WAR ON TERROR: WESTERN AND MIDDLE-EASTERN PERSPECTIVES, co-editor with M. Tomass, (London and New York: Routledge, 2017).
“All Power to the People!” A Review of A Guide to Civil Resistance: [Vol. 1] A Bibliography of People Power and Nonviolent Protest and [Vol. 2] A Bibliography of Social Movement and Nonviolent Action, Peace and Conflict Journal of Peace Psychology, Vol. 22, No. 3, August 2016, 293.
“Toward a Global Ethics of Nonviolence,” in Solidarity beyond Borders: Ethics in a Globalizing World, Janusz Salamon, editor, London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015, 153-169.
THE POLITICS OF RATIONALITY: REASON THROUGH OCCIDENTAL HISTORY ((New York and London: Routledge, 2014). It has been nominated for the David Easton Award of the American Political Science Association for best new book in political theory.
"The Group Psychology of War and Peace," with Charles Fisher, Peace Review, Volume 25, Issue 2, April 2013, 177-186; Published online: 29 May 2013.