Professor Colette Mazzucelli, MALD, EdM, PhD teaches courses on graduate faculty in conflict resolution, radicalization & religion, international relations in the post-Cold War era, ethnic conflict, and Europe in the 21st Century at NYU New York. She is a recipient of the NYU SPS Excellence in Teaching Award 2013. Dr. Mazzucelli has participated in the Parallel Histories conference in the House of Lords and the CFR-Lumina Foundation Global Literacy Advisory Group at the Council on Foreign Relations. At the invitation of His Highness Crown Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil and Spencer Lord, she is a member of the Advisory Board, Ekta Transglobal Foundation Inc. Her diplomatic experience includes hosting the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) to welcome Visiting Delegations to New York University in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State. Dr. Mazzucelli is a member of the Global Diplomacy Lab, a BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt Responsible Leader, and an alumna of the Brandeis University Summer Institute for Israel Studies. In 2016, she was named an Ambassador of Peace in recognition of her service as an educator with over 20 years experience in technology-mediated learning. At LIU Global, Dr. Mazzucelli is responsible to teach hybrid courses and mentor thesis research by undergraduates engaged in field work on several continents. For Pioneer Academics, she mentors talented high-school juniors and seniors in China, India, South Africa, Afghanistan, South Korea, Canada, and the United States who aspire to pursue their undergraduate education at leading North American institutions of higher learning. A Fulbright Scholar to France (1991) and Germany (2007), Professor Mazzucelli is the author and/or editor of 5 books on European integration and transatlantic security as well as a contributor to numerous peer-reviewed journals. Her courses have been profiled by the Council on Foreign Relations in Foreign Affairs as well as the CFR Educators Bulletin. As the recipient of 11 fellowships in 7 countries, Dr. Mazzucelli’s biography appears in Marquis Who’s Who in the World 2016. She was invited to participate in Canada’s first training program on the prevention of mass atrocities and genocide by the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies, Concordia University. Ambassador Mazzucelli has spoken on panels commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the Élysée Treaty of Friendship between France and Germany (1963-2013) by the French and German Embassies in Washington and the French and German Consulates General in Boston. During 2000-03, she was responsible to direct and teach the first technology-mediated seminar in the history of the Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po) Paris analyzing conflict in the former Yugoslavia. Ambassador Mazzucelli is a former Director, International Programs, Budapest Institute for Graduate International and Diplomatic Studies, Budapest University of Economic Sciences, 1995-97. As a participant in the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program for Future American Leaders, she assisted with the ratification of the Treaty on European Union (“Maastricht”) in the Federal Republic of Germany, 1992-93.
“In the 21st century, listening is the bridge in a lifelong search for empathy with my “other,” as peace in different areas of our world is nurtured painstakingly through continuous transformative efforts at restorative justice and reconciliation by visionary leaders and citizen activists.”