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Prof. Colette Mazzucelli

Position: 2nd VP (NYU/NY) ACT-UAW Local 7902; President (Academia), 2020-2022, Global Listening Centre; Series Editor, Anthem Press; Research Mentor (Europe), Pioneer Academics; Founder & Principal, LEAD IMPACT

New York City Metropolitan Area


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#ethics, #france, #germany, #listeningandlearning, and #responsibleleadership

Prof. Colette Mazzucelli Bio

Prof. Colette Mazzucelli is a distinguished professional with a remarkable career spanning various roles and achievements. Currently serving as the 2nd Vice President of ACT-UAW Local 7902, she represents New York University in this influential union, advocating for the rights and interests of part-time faculty, student workers, and health service employees from The New School, as well as adjunct faculty at New York University, a role she has held since 2023.

In the realm of academia, Prof. Mazzucelli has made significant contributions as the Series Editor for Anthem Press, where she oversees the development of the "Ethics of Personal Data Collection" series, which has seen the publication of five volumes to date, starting in 2020.

Her commitment to global education and collaboration is evident through her tenure as President (Academia) at the Global Listening Centre from 2020 to 2022.

Furthermore, Prof. Mazzucelli is the Founder and Principal of LEAD IMPACT Reconciliation Institute INC, a testament to her dedication to fostering positive change and reconciliation, a role she has undertaken since 2022.

Beyond her official titles, she has been recognized as an Ambassador of Peace on the Board of Directors for INSPAD since 2016, a testament to her commitment to promoting peace and understanding on a global scale.

Prof. Mazzucelli's influence in education extends beyond the confines of her institutions. She has been profiled by NYU in a P2P educational program, highlighting her contributions to academia and the broader community. Additionally, her entrepreneurial spirit has been celebrated in an Entrepreneurial Spotlight feature, showcasing her achievements and contributions.

Her excellence in teaching has been acknowledged through awards, including the Award for Teaching Excellence in NYU's School of Professional Studies (Global Affairs) in February 2013. Her courses have also been featured by the prestigious Council on Foreign Relations, further cementing her reputation as an expert in international relations and global civil society.

Prior to her roles at NYU, Prof. Mazzucelli has made significant impacts on education at various institutions, including Hofstra University, where she contributed to the BA Program in Political Science.

Her commitment to education and transformational leadership is also evident in her involvement in events and interviews. She was featured in interviews such as the WARDEN EXCHANGE in Reston, VA, and STARLINK in Dallas, TX, where she shared insights into global education and leadership. Additionally, she delivered a keynote address at the Pan Pacific Distance Learning Association in Honolulu, HI, and presented her work at the OST- UND SÜDOSTEUROPA-INSTITUT in Ljubljana, Slovenia, highlighting her dedication to promoting knowledge and cultural exchange on a global scale.

With over 30 years of experience in technology-mediated learning and a diverse array of accomplishments, Prof. Colette Mazzucelli continues to be a trailblazer and a driving force in academia and beyond.


  • ACT-UAW Local 7902 Representative

    • New York University
    • Jul 2023 - Present
    • Prof. Colette Mazzucelli serves as one of seven representatives, working as part of a team to address grievances on behalf of union members and uphold the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) 2022-28.
  • ACT-UAW Local 7902 2nd Vice President and Steward

    • New York City Metropolitan Area
    • May 2023 - Present
    • Prof. Mazzucelli was elected as the 2nd Vice President and Steward after the 2023 Triennial Election. She has a diverse background, including developing the Anthem Press Ethics of Personal Data Collection Series and receiving the "Leadership in Listening" Award.
  • Graduate Faculty

    • Greater New York City Area
    • Feb 2014 - Present
    • Prof. Mazzucelli has been a valued member of the Graduate Faculty for over nine years, teaching courses in international relations, advising on theses, and contributing to the department's growth.
  • Mentor - Research Program

    • Pioneer Academics
    • Jan 2014 - Present
    • As a mentor in Pioneer Academics' Research Program, Prof. Mazzucelli provides guidance to talented high school students, introduces innovative learning methods, and fosters global educational connections.
  • Series Editor & eMonograph Author

    • Anthem Press
    • Dec 2018 - Present
    • Prof. Mazzucelli is responsible for developing the Anthem Press Ethics of Personal Data Collection Series. She has contributed to several volumes in the series, addressing the intersection of data, ethics, and digital technology in the 21st century.
  • Founder

    • LEAD IMPACT Reconciliation Institute INC.
    • Sep 2021 - Present
    • As the founder of the LEAD IMPACT Reconciliation Institute, Prof. Mazzucelli collaborates with a diverse group of directors and scholars to explore topics such as migration, ethics, and data. She has authored a chapter on countering extremism and is set to publish a volume on the ethics of personal data collection.
  • Advisory Board Member

    • Irish Tech Society
    • May 2021 - Present
    • Prof. Mazzucelli was invited to join the ITS Advisory Board for Higher Education. She collaborates with distinguished colleagues to review proposals for university programs, contributing to higher education initiatives in Europe, Asia, and the United States.
  • Member, Responsible Leaders Network & Co-Founder, Gender Alliance

    • BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt
    • Dec 2017 - Present
    • Prof. Mazzucelli is an active member of the Responsible Leaders Network in North America and Europe. She also co-founded the Gender Alliance in December 2019, fostering collaboration across networks and promoting gender equality.
  • Advisory Board Member

    • Syrian Emergency Task Force
    • Dec 2020 - Present
    • Invited by Executive Director Mouaz Moustafa, Prof. Mazzucelli serves on the Advisory Board, contributing to projects like the SETF-ESRI-NYU Wisdom of the Crowd Syria Dashboard. She also facilitates outreach to academic institutions for the Syrian Emergency Task Force.
  • Amazon.Com Seller

    • 2004 - Present
    • Prof. Mazzucelli has been an active seller of university texts and popular titles online for over 19 years, offering a wide range of volumes in multiple languages.
  • Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Alumna

    • Robert Bosch Foundation Alumni Association (RBFAA)
    • May 1993 - Present
    • With a history spanning 30 years, Prof. Mazzucelli is an esteemed alumna of the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship. She has participated in various initiatives, including educational diplomacy and alumni leadership roles.
  • Digital Learning Innovator, Part-Time Faculty, and Experiential Learning Administrator

    • LIU Global
    • Jan 2014 - Aug 2022
    • Prof. Mazzucelli served in various roles at LIU Global, contributing to innovative learning methods and course design across continents. She was responsible for integrating global academic sites and pioneering synchronous courses.
  • First President (Academia)

    • Global Listening Centre
    • Aug 2018 - Feb 2022
    • Prof. Mazzucelli was promoted to President (Academia) in the 2020-22 session, continuing her influential role within the Global Listening Centre. She also held the positions of Senior Vice President (Academia) in the 2020-21 session and Senior Vice President (Academia) in the 2019-20 session. Her contributions to academic leadership are well-documented on the Global Listening Centre's website.
  • Chair, Academic Advisory Council

    • TechChange
    • Jan 2012 - Jan 2016
    • Prof. Mazzucelli served as Chair of the Academic Advisory Council at TechChange for four years. She played a crucial role in academic outreach to universities and international organizations, focusing on technology-mediated learning and mobile applications. Her responsibilities included course moderation and facilitating learning among students and practitioners in emergency management and humanitarian assistance projects worldwide.
  • WFI Fellow/White House Community Leaders Briefing Citizens Network

    • Citizens for Global Solutions
    • May 2010 - Sep 2014
    • Prof. Mazzucelli's work at Citizens for Global Solutions involved various activities, such as writing for the journal MINERVA, grassroots advocacy, and policy research. Her work focused on documenting and raising awareness of mass atrocities and genocide prevention efforts, including the use of crisis mapping in early warning systems. She also participated in White House Community Leaders Briefing and Skills and Training Workshops.
  • Graduate Faculty (Adjunct)

    • University of Arizona
    • Mar 2012 - Aug 2014
    • At the University of Arizona, Prof. Mazzucelli was responsible for developing and teaching an elective course titled "Emerging Powers in the Global System: China and India." This course was designed for career armed services personnel on deployment worldwide and emphasized technology-mediated learning.
  • Member, Peace Education Workshop

    • New York City Peace Museum
    • Mar 2013 - Jul 2013
    • Prof. Mazzucelli was a member of a dedicated group of colleagues organized by Ambassador Anwarul Karim Chowdhury. Their aim was to create educational initiatives for the planned NYC Peace Museum, aligning with the museum's vision led by its Board, headed by Su Zen.
  • Guest Presenter

    • Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation
    • Feb 2013
    • Prof. Mazzucelli was invited to participate in a conference on mass atrocity prevention, where she discussed the integration of technology to monitor elections in Kenya in 2008/2013. The event included respected global analysts and practitioners, addressing the theory, policy, and practice of mass atrocity prevention.
  • Adjunct Associate Professor

    • Hofstra University
    • Jul 2009 - Jul 2012
    • Prof. Mazzucelli served as an Adjunct Associate Professor at Hofstra University for three years. Her responsibilities included teaching courses in Comparative Politics and Ethnic Conflicts. She also played a role in advising the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program for Future American Leaders, served as the Faculty Advisor for Hofstra University's Model United Nations team, and created an Honors option section for the Comparative Politics course.
  • Guest Lecturer

    • Teachers College, Columbia University
    • Nov 2002 - Apr 2012
    • During her time as a Guest Lecturer at Teachers College, Columbia University, Prof. Mazzucelli contributed significantly to the institution. She presented in workshops on topics such as crisis mapping for Kenya, the implications of crisis mapping via Ushahidi, and human development and conflict prevention. Her engagement with international video conferences and participation in various workshops enriched the educational experience for students.
  • Program Development Associate

    • Aug 2002 - Feb 2004
    • Prof. Mazzucelli served as a Program Development Associate, facilitating the creation of local, national, and global programs in corporate training and intergenerational learning. She also taught a transatlantic Internet/multimedia seminar on Southeastern Europe and presented remarks for a public panel discussion.
  • Technology-Mediated JFEW-SUNY Seminar Presentations

    • Jewish Foundation for the Education of Women (JFEW)-SUNY Program
    • Jun 2011 - Mar 2012
    • As part of the Jewish Foundation for the Education of Women (JFEW)-SUNY Program, Prof. Mazzucelli participated in several seminar presentations. These presentations covered topics like the role of higher education institutions in international affairs and the role of social media in world events. She also used Skype conference technology to deliver a crisis mapping presentation to colleagues in Colombia and India.
  • Assistant Professor of History and Political Science

    • Molloy College
    • Sep 2006 - Aug 2009
    • During her time at Molloy College, Prof. Mazzucelli served as an Assistant Professor of History and Political Science. Her responsibilities included developing curricular offerings that facilitated the college's global learning programs and teaching various courses in Comparative Government & Politics, History and Politics of European Integration, Ethnopolitical Landscape, History and Politics of India, American National Government, and History and Politics of Southeast Asia. She was also actively involved in various academic committees and research projects.
  • Full-Time Term Faculty Member - SDIR

    • Seton Hall University
    • Jan 2005 - Aug 2006
    • As a Full-Time Term Faculty Member at Seton Hall University, Prof. Mazzucelli taught courses in Ethnopolitical Landscape, International Relations Theory and Diplomacy, International Conflict and Security, European Union - Development and Dynamics, Investigating International Relations, and Peacemaking and Peacekeeping in the Modern World. She received the Pirate of the Year Award in 2006 for her contributions to the university community and served as a faculty advisor and mentor for various initiatives and committees.
  • Chair, Transatlantic Internet/Multimedia Seminar Southeastern Europe, and Senior Researcher

    • Sciences Po
    • Sep 2000 - Sep 2005
    • Prof. Mazzucelli held the position of Senior Researcher at Sciences Po, where she conducted interviews and archival research on topics such as the rejections of the Constitutional Treaty in France and the Netherlands. She also taught technology-mediated learning for Sciences Po's graduate students and was a member of the 'Conseil Scientifique' for the Rotary Center for International Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution.
  • Founding Director and Assistant Professor

    • Arcadia University
    • Nov 1998 - Aug 2000
    • As the Founding Director and Assistant Professor at Arcadia University, Prof. Mazzucelli was responsible for establishing a two-year professional Master of Arts program in International Peace and Conflict Resolution. Her tasks included recruiting graduate students for the program's initial year, administering the MA program, raising funding from the Robert Bosch Foundation to implement an online course analyzing Southeast Europe conflicts, teaching courses in Introduction to Conflict Resolution and European Union Negotiations, identifying and negotiating overseas placements for full-time students, and providing consultancy work to implement the Transatlantic Information Exchange Service (TIES) under the direction of TIES Secretary General, Dr. Nanette S. Levinson.
  • Session 350 Fellow

    • Salzburg Global Seminar
    • Nov 1997
    • Prof. Mazzucelli was a Fellow at Session 350 of the Salzburg Global Seminar, which focused on "Europe: Consolidation and Enlargement." The Faculty Chairperson for this session was Dr. Dominique Moisi. The seminar took place at Schloss Leopoldskron from November 11 to 18, 1997.
  • Visiting Lecturer and Director, International Programs

    • Budapest University of Economic Sciences/Graduate Institute of International and Diplomatic Studies
    • Sep 1995 - Aug 1997
    • During her time at the Budapest University of Economic Sciences/Graduate Institute of International and Diplomatic Studies, Prof. Mazzucelli served as a Visiting Lecturer in Political Science, teaching courses in English such as Introduction to Comparative Politics, International Relations Theory, Introduction to Conflict Resolution, and Principles of Negotiations for both undergraduate and graduate students. She also held the position of Director of International Programs, where she designed negotiation training programs and organized international videoconferences to foster people-to-people links. Notable events included a multilateral simulation on the European Community Strategy for Waste Management and Waste Policy for Hungarian civil servants and international videoconferences on topics related to European Union and American Union developments.
  • Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow

    • Federal Foreign Office
    • Sep 1992 - Aug 1993
    • As a Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow at the Federal Foreign Office in Bonn, Germany, Prof. Mazzucelli assisted with the ratification process of the Treaty on European Union by the Bundestag and the Bundesrat, which allowed for the creation of the single European currency, the Euro.


  • Teachers College, Columbia University

    • EdM, International and Transcultural Education
    • Years: 2003 - 2011
    • Activities and societies: International Honor Society in Education (Kappa Delta Pi)
    • Special interests: International humanitarian issues, with a focus on mass atrocities and genocide prevention, and mobile phone learning applications in education
  • Georgetown University

    • PhD, Government (Comparative); International Relations; Political Philosophy
    • Years: 1989 - 1996
    • Activities and societies: Research Intern at The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 1989-90
    • Recipient of Fulbright Scholarship (IIE) to Paris, France (Sciences Po) for doctoral research under the supervision of Professors Alfred Grosser, Jean Klein, and Joseph Rovan
  • Harvard University

    • Cross-Registered with Fletcher, Government
    • Years: 1986 - 1987
    • Activities and societies: Courses with Professor Stanley Hoffmann: French Politics and Society; Ethics and International Relations
    • Center for European Studies; Department of Government, Harvard University
  • The Fletcher School at Tufts University

    • MALD, Law and Diplomacy
    • Years: 1985 - 1987
    • Activities and societies: Active in Euroclub; internship at the United Nations Conference on Disarmament, Geneva (multilateral diplomacy)
    • Recipient of Rotary Graduate Ambassadorial Scholarship, 1987-88, Strasbourg, France, including internships at the Council of Europe and the European Parliament
  • University of Scranton

    • BA, magna cum laude, History and Philosophy; Modern Languages
    • Years: 1980 - 1983
    • Activities and societies: Frank C. Brown Scholarship Medal; Pi Gamma Mu Scholar (selected first in nationwide competition); Student President, Scranton Chapter, Alpha Sigma Nu, 1983. National Honor Societies of Students in Jesuit Colleges (Alpha Sigma Nu), Social Science (Pi Gamma Mu), History (Phi Alpha Theta), Philosophy (Phi Sigma Tau), Political Science (Pi Sigma Alpha), Modern Languages (Alpha Mu Gamma), International Social Science (Delta Tau Kappa). Established Scranton Chapter of Phi Sigma Tau.
    • Recipient of Swiss Universities Grant, (IIE) 1984-85 to the University of Fribourg for research in Swiss history and international law; Published writings in American Collegiate Poets
  • Notre Dame Academy

    • Regents Diploma with Honors, Humanities, Social Sciences
    • Years: 1976 - 1980
    • Grade: College Preparatory High School
    • Activities and societies: Wednesday Afternoon Program, Editor, Notre Data, Social Science Award
    • College Preparatory Program of Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
  • Visitation Academy

    • Diploma, Humanities, Sciences
    • Years: 1968 - 1976
    • Grade: Elementary School
    • Activities and societies: Soccer, French, Social Science Award
    • Private Academy


  • Warden Exchange (WE) Third Residency and Graduation, Minneapolis, MN

    • Duration: Sep 2016 - Present (7 years and 1 month)
    • Activities:
      • Participated in Warden Exchange (WE) Third Residency and Graduation in Minneapolis, MN.
      • Contributed to the Advisory Panel to President & CEO, Prison Fellowship, James Ackerman, led by WE National Director Pedro C. Moreno.
      • Delivered a presentation with Director Leann Bertsch on the topic of "European and American Prisons" on 14-15 September 2016.
    • Further information: Warden Exchange Residency
  • Global Educator

    • Duration: Feb 2000 - Mar 2000 (2 months)
    • Activities:
      • Participated in an International Conference in Brussels, Belgium, titled "An Interactive Conference on Kosovo/EDUCWEB" in 2000.
      • Conducted an online presentation on the topic of "Egoïsme, équilibre ou égalité? Le 'Flux' de l'Histoire et la Paix en Europe," with written responses submitted in French as part of a threaded discussion involving questions from students at more than 80 Belgian high schools on 1-3 March.
      • Engaged in a television broadcast in Dallas, TX, reaching 51 sites in-state, titled "Integrating Global Resources Into Your Classroom" in 2000. The program featured Mr. Roger Boston alongside Dr. Colette Mazzucelli and Dr. David Johnson on 15 February.


  • Glocal Talks
    • Duration: Nov 2014 - Present
    • Description:
      • Prof. Colette Mazzucelli is involved in the "Glocal Talks" project, an interactive platform that draws from the perspectives of NYU's Global Civil Society graduate community. This initiative utilizes radio interviews as a means to bridge local experiences with global discussions on a range of policy issues, including but not limited to development, immigration, democratization, women’s empowerment, and genocide prevention.


Prof. Colette Mazzucelli possesses a diverse and extensive skill set, endorsed by numerous experts and colleagues in the field. Her skills include but are not limited to International Relations, International Development, Political Science, Research, Foreign Policy, Community Outreach, Higher Education, Public Speaking, Policy Analysis, Qualitative Research, Program Development, Social Media, University Teaching, E-Learning, Leadership, Diplomacy, Curriculum Development, French, Analysis, Community Development, Intercultural Communication, Entrepreneurship, European Union, New Media, Organizational Development, Management, Instructional Technology, National Security, Crisis Management, Microsoft Excel, Translation, Theory, Non-profits, Workshop Facilitation, College Teaching, Speech Writing, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cultural Sensitivity, Political Campaigns, Technology Needs Analysis, Social Entrepreneurship, Ethnography, German, Italian, Creative Writing, Sociology, Visionary Thinking, Social Innovation, Mediation, and Public Health. Prof. Mazzucelli's proficiency in these areas reflects her dedication to multifaceted engagement and expertise in a wide range of disciplines.


  • Jiaying Zhang (Education Consultant at We Education Group, Inc.): During my studies at New York University (NYU), Professor Colette Mazzucelli provided invaluable insights into international relations, emphasizing game theory and power dynamics. Her well-structured courses and encouragement to explore diverse perspectives enriched my learning. Professor Mazzucelli's support has been instrumental in my pursuit of a PhD.

  • Akhil Ramesh (Senior Fellow at Pacific Forum): Professor Mazzucelli's course on international relations laid the foundation for my research career. Her teaching philosophy encourages diverse viewpoints, integrates technology, and invites guest speakers to enhance discussions. I recommend her for her expertise and dedication.

  • Ash Khan (Gender Equity | Economic Mobility | Housing Justice): Professor Mazzucelli's course in international relations provided a comprehensive and engaging learning experience. Her use of technology and real-world applications equipped me with valuable skills for my future endeavors.

  • Katerra Billy (Educational Development and Program Management): Professor Mazzucelli fosters a vibrant learning community and integrates technology effectively. Her well-rounded teaching approach and connections in international relations continue to inspire me.

  • Siong-Hu Wong (Intelligent Mobility Research | BloombergNEF): Professor Mazzucelli's dedication to teaching and rapid response to student needs set her apart. Her use of technology and diverse teaching methods benefit graduate students.

  • Syed Mafiz Kamal (Onik) (Economist and Policy Analyst): Dr. Mazzucelli's teaching style encourages independent research and incorporates the latest technology. Her passion and innovative approach to education make her an exceptional educator.

  • Tom Mueller (Geospatial Technology / Geography Professor at Pennsylvania Western University - California, PA): Colette Mazzucelli chairs the Teaching and Learning group in Crisis Mapping, demonstrating strong leadership and commitment to education.

  • Patrick Meier, PhD (Robotics Lead, Swiss Institute of Technology): Professor Mazzucelli actively contributes to crisis mapping and humanitarian efforts. Her dedication to education and humanitarian assistance is commendable.


  • "Personal Data Collection Risks in a Post-Vaccine World" (Anthem Press, Jan 16, 2023): In this groundbreaking work, Prof. Mazzucelli explores the growing literature surrounding personal data collection risks, delving into international scandals and their implications for accountability, ethics, and vulnerable populations in the age of information and communication technologies.

  • "The Ethics of Personal Data Collection in International Relations" (Anthem Press, Apr 15, 2022): Prof. Mazzucelli's research sheds light on the ethical considerations of personal data collection, especially in the context of global public health concerns such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • "Unearthing Truth: Forensic Anthropology, Translocal Memory, and 'Provention' in Guatemala" (Politics and Governance/Cogitatio Press, Oct 27, 2015): This article underscores the pursuit of truth and justice in post-conflict Guatemala, emphasizing the critical role of forensic anthropology in reclaiming truth and supporting calls for justice.

  • "Why the Syrian Refugee Crisis Requires a German-Polish Initiative" (Atlantic Community: The Open Think-Tank on Foreign Policy, Sep 23, 2015): Prof. Mazzucelli's analysis dissects the complexities of the Syrian refugee crisis, advocating for a constructive, collaborative response to address immediate and long-term implications.

  • "Mapping Transatlantic Futures: German-American Relations in a Global World" (Robert Bosch Foundation, Jun 10, 2015): She edited this significant eVolume celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program, emphasizing the importance of intercultural understanding.

  • Select Journal Articles: Prof. Mazzucelli has also contributed to various journals with articles that examine topics ranging from European security policy to the future of the European Union.

  • Select Online Interviews: Prof. Mazzucelli has engaged in thought-provoking online interviews, including discussions featured in publications like The Telegraph Calcutta and NY1. These interviews highlight her expertise and insights on various global issues.

  • Select Chapters in Edited Volumes: Prof. Mazzucelli's contributions to edited volumes, such as "The EU Treaties in Historical Context," "Leadership in the European Union," and "The French Rejection of the European Constitutional Treaty," demonstrate her interdisciplinary approach to international relations and political leadership.

  • Online Commentaries: Additionally, Prof. Mazzucelli has provided insightful online commentaries on key global issues, including analyses of Iran's nuclear aspirations, the significance of Turkey in diplomatic relations, and the dynamics of international conflicts. Her commentaries have appeared in reputable online publications such as Enduring America, Atlantic-Community.Org, and more.

  • Select Conference Presentations:

    • 2009 THE FLETCHER SCHOOL MEDFORD, MA - Annual Graduate Conference: Prof. Mazzucelli presented "Faction Politics in Iran Post-June 12: Implications for Western Policy-Making" at this event, showcasing her expertise in Iranian politics and its impact on Western policy.

    • 2009 AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION TORONTO (ONTARIO), CANADA - Annual Meeting: She presented a paper co-authored with Radim Dragomaca, University of Tilberg, on "Leadership in the European Union: Assessing the Influence of the French-Czech-Swedish Trio Council Presidency," demonstrating her expertise in European politics.

    • 2008 ROUND TABLE USA STANFORD UNIVERSITY PALO ALTO, CA: Prof. Mazzucelli was invited to participate in the 4th Alumni Conference, contributing to discussions on various global topics.

    • 2008 UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING LARAMIE, WY: She engaged in roundtable discussions about the future of EU-US relations with His Excellency John Bruton, former Prime Minister of Ireland and Ambassador of the European Union to the United States, showcasing her expertise in transatlantic relations.

  • Ethics and Global Politics: The Active Learning Sourcebook: Prof. Colette Mazzucelli co-edited the significant volume "Ethics and Global Politics: The Active Learning Sourcebook" alongside April Morgan and Lucinda Peach. Published by Kumarian Press in 2004, this work serves as a valuable resource in the study of ethics and global politics. It reflects her dedication to fostering active learning and critical thinking within the field.

  • Select Chapters in Edited Volumes: Prof. Colette Mazzucelli's influence extends to her contributions to various edited volumes. Notably, she has addressed key issues in European politics and transatlantic relations. Her chapters include topics such as "Germany and France in the European Union of 25," "Conflict Prevention for Kosovo/a," and "Re-Visioning Democracy." These contributions reflect her profound understanding of European politics and global security dynamics.

  • Select Journal Articles: Prof. Colette Mazzucelli's scholarly contributions extend to various journal articles, highlighting her expertise in education, conflict prevention, and global issues. Her articles include topics such as "Sustaining a Dialogue of Many Voices: Preventive Education for a Peace Culture," "Reflections on 'Civilized Oppression,'" "Rewriting History: Impact of Post-Conflict Education," and "Education and the Freedom from Exclusion." These articles underscore her commitment to promoting education for peace and addressing pressing global challenges.

  • Select Web Columns: In addition to her academic contributions, Prof. Colette Mazzucelli has offered insightful perspectives through web columns. Her columns have covered a range of topics, showcasing her engagement with contemporary issues. Notable web columns include reflections on the 2004 U.S. election, discussions on transatlantic relations, and analyses of cultural integration in Europe. These columns underscore her dedication to fostering dialogue and understanding on global issues.

  • On the Radio: Prof. Colette Mazzucelli has also engaged with a broader audience through radio programs, sharing her expertise on various topics. Her radio appearances include discussions on multimedia pedagogy, internet diplomacy for Kosovo/a, and analysis of the Serbian Crisis. These radio engagements highlight her commitment to disseminating knowledge and fostering informed discussions beyond the academic realm.

  • Select Conference Presentations (Pre-Publication): Prof. Colette Mazzucelli's active engagement in international conferences further highlights her expertise and commitment to fostering dialogue. Notable presentations include her participation in the 2001 International Conference at Evangelische Akademie Loccum, Germany, where she submitted a paper on conflict prevention for Kosovo/in an era of illiberal democracy. In 1999, she presented on "Establishing an Online Seminar on Kosovo" at the Round Table USA 'New Generation - New Approach' in Chicago, IL. Additionally, she contributed to discussions on European security at the 1997 International Conference in Cadenabbia, Italy, and presented on transatlantic partnership videoconference initiatives at the United States Department of State/USIA conference in Washington, DC. Her keynote presentation on "American Perspectives on European Security since the Transition" at the 1996 International Conference in Budapest, Hungary, further demonstrates her expertise in global affairs.

  • Authored Volume: Prof. Colette Mazzucelli is the author of the significant work "France and Germany at Maastricht: Politics and Negotiations to Create the European Union." Originally published by Garland Publishing, Inc. in 1997, this authoritative volume explores the intricate politics and negotiations that shaped the European Union. The book's impact was further solidified with a second edition in paperback, including revisions, in 1999. It has continued to be accessible through and even as a Kindle Edition in 2007. This seminal work underscores Prof. Mazzucelli's deep understanding of European politics and her contribution to the field of European Union studies.

  • Edited Volume: Prof. Colette Mazzucelli collaborated on the edited volume titled "The Evolution of an International Actor: Western Europe's New Assertiveness." This significant work, edited by Reinhardt Rummel with the assistance of Prof. Mazzucelli, delves into Western Europe's emerging role as an international actor. Published by Westview Press in 1990, this volume contributes to the understanding of Western Europe's evolving assertiveness on the global stage.


  1. Aesthetics - Taught by Edward J. Capestany at the University of Scranton.
  2. British Constitutional and Legal History - Taught by Michael D. DeMichele at the University of Scranton.
  3. Comparative Politics - Taught by Arturo Valenzuela at Georgetown University.
  4. Comparative and Developmental Politics - Taught by David Zweig at Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
  5. Democracy in America - Taught by Walter Berns at Georgetown University.
  6. Domestic Politics of the Soviet Union - Taught by Thane Gustafson at Georgetown University.
  7. Ethics and International Relations - Taught by Stanley Hoffmann at Harvard University.
  8. French Thought about Politics and Society - Taught by Stanley Hoffmann at Harvard University.
  9. Geopolitics - Taught by Bernard Williams at the University of Scranton.
  10. German Politics and Society - Taught by Karl H. Cerny at Georgetown University.
  11. International Organization - Taught by Leo Gross at Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
  12. Logic - Taught by Edward Gannon, S.J. at the University of Scranton.
  13. Mobile Phone Learning - Taught by Nabeel Ahmad and Dominic Mentor at Teachers College of Columbia University.
  14. NEH Seminar: The Divine Comedy - Associated with Lawrence Cunningham at the University of Scranton.
  15. NEH Seminar: The Nuclear Age - Associated with Martin J. Sherwin at Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
  16. Post-Conflict Education in Nationalist Societies - Taught by Dana Burde at Teachers College of Columbia University.
  17. Soviet Foreign Policy - Taught by Angela Stent at Georgetown University.
  18. United Nations and International Education - Taught by Philip W. Jones at Teachers College of Columbia University.

Honors & Awards

  • Fulbright, 2007: Awarded by CIES and the German Fulbright Commission, for her work in Brussels, Belgium, and Berlin, Germany.
  • 21st Century Trust, 2001: Received at Merton College, Oxford, England.
  • Bosch Public Policy, 2001: Granted by the American Academy in Berlin, Germany.
  • Salzburg Seminar, 1997: Participated in the seminar held in Salzburg, Austria.
  • Bosch Future American Leaders, 1992: Recognized by the Federal Foreign Office and Economics Ministry in Bonn, Germany.
  • European Commission, 1992: Honored in Brussels, Belgium.
  • Jean Monnet, 1991: Awarded by the European University Institute in Fiesole, Italy.
  • Fulbright, 1991: Recognized by IIE in Paris, France.
  • Rotary Graduate Ambassadorial, 1987: Represented in Strasbourg, France.
  • Pi Gamma Mu, 1985: Recognized in Florence, Italy.
  • Swiss Universities Grant, 1984: Granted by IIE in Fribourg, Switzerland.


  • The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars: Served as a Graduate Intern from May 1989 to May 1990. During her tenure, she was associated with Georgetown University and held roles such as:
    • Assistant to Xichang Zhang, West European Studies Program, where she conducted research on the new U.S.-Soviet détente and political change in Europe.
    • Assistant to Giulietto Chiesa, Kennan Institute for Advanced Russian Studies, where she translated an Italian manuscript, "Transitions to Democracy," focusing on parliamentary reform in the USSR.
    • Assistant to Reinhardt Rummel, International Security Studies Program, where she played a role in editing a volume titled "The Evolution of an International Actor: Western Europe’s New Assertiveness" (Westview, 1990).


Prof. Colette Mazzucelli is deeply passionate about various causes, including:

  • Animal Welfare
  • Disaster and Humanitarian Relief
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Human Rights
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • Science and Technology

Her dedication to these causes reflects her commitment to creating a positive impact on society and the world through her work and advocacy.

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