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Neophytos Loizides

Professor in International Conflict Analysis, University of Kent

Neophytos Loizides is Professor in International Conflict Analysis at the University of Kent and the Director of the Conflict Analysis Research Centre (CARC). His research focuses on political institution building within violently divided societies, power-sharing, and institutional mechanisms aiming to mitigate protracted conflict-induced displacements. Professor Loizides is the author of The Politics of Majority Nationalism: (Stanford, 2015) and Designing Peace (Upenn 2016) as well as more than forty academic articles and book chapters most recently published in Democratization, International Negotiations, Conflict Management and Peace Science, and the Journal of Conflict Resolution. Professor Loizides is a Senior Advisor at the Forum of Federations, Ottawa and has regularly consulted various governmental bodies and international organizations including the Council of Europe and the Organization of American States. Besides the Conversation, Loizides has contributed commentaries to the Guardian, OpenDemocracy, the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal.


  • 2016–present
    Professor In Internatonal Conflict Analysis, University of Kent


  • 2005 
    University of Toronto , PhD