Contact By Mail

Susanna P. Campbell
Assistant Professor
School of International Service
American University
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016

Contact By Phone

(202) 885-1428
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Upcoming Talks & Conferences

Understanding the Local Effect of UN Peace Operations: A Quasi-Experimental Spatial Impact Evaluation in Burundi
Peace Science, Tempe, Arizona
Contextualizing Aid: A survey experiment of donor aid allocation logic in conflict-affected countries
FBA Research Workshop: Peacebuilding after Armed Conflict, Bogota, Colombia

Past Talks & Conferences

Understanding the Local Effect of UN Peace Operations: A Quasi-Experimental Spatial Impact Evaluation in Burundi
Southwest Mixed Methods Workshop (SWMMR), Riverside, CA
Contextualizing Aid: A survey experiment of donor aid allocation logic in conflict-affected countries
American Political Science Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA
Talk on "Contracting Sovereignty: How Weak States Reclaim Their Authority to Govern"
Folke Bernadotte Academy, Stockholm, Sweden , Folke Bernadotte Academy, Stockholm, Sweden
Talk on "The Benefits of Bad Behavior: Global Accountability and Local Performance in International Peacebuilding"
Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University, Sweden, Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University, Sweden
The Unaccountable Organization: INGO Market-orientation,  Independence, and Local Performance
International Studies Association Annual Convention, International Studies Association Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD
Is Prevention the Answer?
Workshop on Civil Wars, Violence, and International Responses, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Aiding Peace: Donor Aid Behavior in the DRC, Sudan, South Sudan, and Nepal
Southwest Workshop on Mixed Methods Research, Tucson, AZ
Sub-national Violence and Aid: Why local conflict may encourage local development
American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting, APSA, Philadelphia, PA
Formal and Informal Accountability: Explaining the Local Performance of Global Governors
Lunchtime Seminar,, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF)
Aiding Peace? Donor Behavior in Conflict-Affected Countries
European Political Science Association (EPSA) Annual Meeting, EPSA 2016, Brussels
Aiding Peace? Donor Behavior in Conflict-Affected Countries
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
Aiding Peace? Donor Behavior in Conflict-Affected Countries
German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), Berlin
Aiding Peace? Development Programs in Post-Conflict Countries
OpenGov Hub, Washington, DC
Fieldwork in Kathmandu, Nepal
Fieldwork for Aiding Peace project, Kathmandu, Nepal
Multiple paper presentations
International Studies Association Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia
The Curse of Success: Understanding Burundi's Failed Transition out of War
Domestic Dynamics of Contention and External Attempts to Address the Crises: Burundi after the 2015 Elections?, University of Freiburg, Germany
Fieldwork in Khartoum, Sudan
Fieldwork for Aiding Peace project, Khartoum, Sudan
Fieldwork in Juba, South Sudan
Fieldwork for Aiding Peace project, Juba, South Sudan
Aiding Peace: Donor Behavior in Conflict-Affected Countries, ENCoRe Conference
European Network of Conflict Research (ENCoRe) Conference, Geneva, Switzerland
Aiding Peace: Foreign Aid Donor Behavior in the DRC
American Political Science Association (APSA) Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA
Consulting for Peace and Development
Research Workshop funded by GREEN project from the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Program, Copenhagen
Not attending ISA this year, but co-authors are presenting three of my papers
International Studies Association Annual Convention,
Not Built for Peace: Why Informal Accountability Determines International Peacebuilding Success
Case Study Integrity Workshop (CSIF) funded by the GREEN project from the European Commission’s Seventh Framework Program, Geneva
Not Built for Peace: Why Informal Accountability Determines International Peacebuilding Success
AGORA V, Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick
German Institute of International Affairs International Seminar
Hamburg, Germany
Influencing International Relations: Power Politics, Informal Politics, or Both?
ISA Venture Workshop, Toronto
UN Peacebuilding in Africa: Lessons from Burundi (2007-2013)
Master of Global Policy Studies (MGPS) International Colloquium Speaker Series, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
ECPR Joint Sessions Workshop
Design and Effects of International Institutions, Mainz, Germany
Organizational Barriers to Peace: Agency and Structure in International Peacebuilding
Bopst Center for Peace and Justice, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Organizational Barriers to Peace: Agency and Structure in International Peacebuilding
Saltzman Institute for War and Peace Studies, Columbia University, New York, NY
Instituting Failure: Why Deviance Explains Peacebuilding Success
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Determining Peace in Burundi: Organizational Rules, Routines and Risk
Center for International Policy Studies, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada
Organizational Barriers to Peace
Institute of Political Science, St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Organizational Barriers to Peace
Center for Security Studies, Swiss Institute of Federal Technology Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Organizational Barriers to Peace: Role of Learning and Luck in Peacebuilding
NCCR Trade Regulation Brown Bag Lunch, World Trade Institute (WTI), Bern, Switzerland
Organizational Barriers to Peace
Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), Stanford, CA, USA
The Burundi Leadership Training Program
Working Group on Preventing and Rebuilding Failed States, WWICS, Washington, DC, USA
Conflict Prevention: Problems and Possibilities
Institution-building and Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood, United Nations, NY
Is Prevention the Answer?
Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies Event, Washington, DC
Aiding Peace? Donor Behavior in Conflict-Affected Countries
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
Aiding Peace? Donor Behavior in Conflict-Affected Countries
German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), Berlin
Aiding Peace? Development Programs in Post-Conflict Countries
OpenGov Hub, Washington, DC
Toward a Universal Norm on Support to Conflict-Affected Countries
International sef: Expert Workshop Achieving International Peace and Security: Towards a New Normative Consensus, Berlin, Germany
UN Peacebuilding Architecture and Local Ownership
FriEnt Peacebuilding Forum 2015, Berlin, German
Private Briefing for Advisory Group of Experts on the Review of UN Peacebuilding
Organized by the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC), Brussels
Governing Globally, Acting Locally: Lessons from Burundi for UN Peacebuilding Reform
Pulling Together the UN System in Conflict-Prone States: Problems and Prospects?, Palais des Nations, Geneva
Measuring Peacebuilding Success and Failure in Burundi
Measuring Peace Consolidation, Wilton Park, West Sussex, UK
External Evaluation: UN Peacebuilding Fund in Burundi (2007-2013)
UN Peacebuilding Contact Group, UN Peacebuilding Fund Advisory Group, and UN Peacebuilding Support Office, New York, NY
Mainstreaming Conflict Sensitivity
International Alert Workshop on Conflict Sensitivity, Negombo, Sri Lanka
Improving the Functioning of the UN Peacebuilding Architecture
The Peacebuilding Commission’s Engagement and Impact, Greentree Estate Retreat, New York, NY
Fragile and Conflict-Affected States Funding Instruments and Effective Peacebuilding
Supporting Conflict Response, Peace- and State-building – A Dialogue Series with Conflict- and Fragility-Focused Financing Instruments, United Nations, New York, NY
The UN Peacebuilding Fund in Burundi: Evaluation Findings and Recommendations
UN Peacebuilding Fund Advisory Group Meeting, New York, NY
Organizational Barriers to Peace: Agency and Structure in International Peacebuilding
Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO), United Nations, New York, NY
Coordination’s Contribution to Peacebuilding Success and Failure
United States Institute of Peace (USIP), Washington, DC
Organizational Barriers to Peace: Agency and Structure in International Peacebuilding
International Peace Institute (IPI), New York, NY
Independent External Evaluation: The United Nations Peacebuilding Fund in Burundi
United Nations Senior Peacebuilding Group (SPG), New York, NY
A Critique of the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund
Geneva Peacebuilding Platform Consultative Workshop for PBF Review, Geneva, Switzerland
Independent External Evaluation: The United Nations Peacebuilding Fund in Burundi
United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO), New York, NY
Bureaucratic Complexities and Integration
Peacekeeping, Peacebuilding and Sustainable Development, UNSSC, Turin, Italy
Burundi: The Unpredictable Road to Peace
Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery, UNDP, Geneva, Switzerland
Organizational Barriers to Peace
Swisspeace Foundation, Bern, Switzerland
An Introduction to Peace Consolidation
United Nations Integrated Office in Burundi (BINUB), Bujumbura, Burundi
International Peace Institute (IPI)
International Peace Institute (IPI), New York, NY, USA
UN Reforms: Confronting Integration Barriers
UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO), New York, NY, USA
A Framework for Responsible Aid to Burundi
The Great Lakes Policy Forum (GLPF), Washington, DC, USA