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Dr. Aaron P. Boesenecker joined the SIS faculty in the fall of 2009. He teaches across various SIS programs, including the Undergraduate Program, the Online M.A. in International Relations Program, and the SIS Ph.D. Program. As the SIS Undergraduate Research Coordinator, Dr. Boesenecker works with SIS undergraduates to foster their research and to find research, presentation, and publication opportunities. He also advises students on major national scholarships and fellowships such as the Boren and Fulbright. In 2017 Dr. Boesenecker was awarded the F. Gunther Eyck Award from the School of International Service in recognition of his dedicated service to students and his commitment to excellence in teaching.
Dr. Boesenecker's research interests include European politics, comparative political economy, religion and politics, research methods & methodology, and pedagogy. His current research focuses on social policy development and reform in Europe and the United States. He is also engaged in an ongoing collaborative research project concerning the role of religion in post-conflict societies. Dr. Boesenecker has received funding for his research from the American Consortium for European Union Studies, the Max-Planck Society (Germany), and Georgetown University. Prior to joining the SIS faculty, Dr. Boesenecker taught at Georgetown University. Prior to returning to academic life, he worked in the field of community planning and development for a mid-sized Midwestern town.
Dr. Boesenecker's latest publication is: Aaron P. Boesenecker and Leslie Vinjamuri, "Charting the Path of Justice in Peacebuilding," in Restorative Justice, Reconciliation, and Peacebuilding, ed. Jennifer J. Llewellyn and Daniel Philpott, 37-76, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.
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