Dr. Elizabeth Susan Dahl
Department of Political Science
Arts & Science Hall, 275G
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Tel: (402) 554-3027
Fax: (402) 554-4860
Spring 2014 Office Hours: Tuesday, 2:30 to 4:00 p.m.; Wednesday, 2:00 to 3:30 p.m., Thursday, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.; or by appointment
Dr. Dahl’s research focuses on issues of politics, culture, identity, conflict resolution, and post-conflict peacebuilding in East Asia. One of her recent articles is “Oil and Water? The Philosophical Commitments of Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution,” International Studies Review 14 (June 2012): 240-272. In addition, she finished an article for Human Rights & Human Welfare on “Sites of Contestation: What Apology Debates Tell Us about International Relations.” Now she is working on a project about the “The Gendered Dynamics of International Apologies: Implications for Diplomacy.”
In April 2009, she wrote an article entitled "Reconciliation and the Therapeutic Impulse: What Does It Mean to 'Heal'?" published by Human Rights & Human Welfare. She has also written a chapter, "Is Japan Facing Its Past? The Case of Japan and Its Neighbors," part of an edited volume, The Age of Apology: Facing Up to the Past, published in 2007 by the University of Pennsylvania Press. Her dissertation was an exploration of recent US-China relations and issues of apology, nationalism, and historical memory.
Professor Dahl has worked at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, DC as well as several other regional and local conflict-resolution non-profit organizations. She also assisted with two interactive problem-solving seminars designed to help East Timorese in their deliberations in the late 1990s as they moved toward greater autonomy from Indonesia.
|PSCI 1000||Introduction to Political Science|
|PSCI 2210||International Relations|
|PSCI 3640/8645||Politics of the P.R.C. and the Pacific Rim|
|PSCI 3660/8665||Governments and Politics of Japan and the Pacific Rim|
|PSCI 3920/8926||Topics in Political Science: International Peace and Conflict Resolution|
|PSCI 4200/8206||International Politics of the Pacific Rim|
|PSCI 4950||Senior Seminar in Political Science|
|INST 4140||Topics in International Studies|
Dr. Dahl was a volunteer translator at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Read about her experiences in her journal.
|At the Beijing Olympics, August 2008|
|China Summer 2007|
At a Ryokan