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Professor JoAnn Aviel

Office: HSS 336

Phone:415- 338-1448


JoAnn Fagot Aviel  is Professor and Chair of the International Relations Department at San Francisco State University. She teaches courses on Comparative Foreign Policy Analysis, Latin American Policy Analysis, and International Organization. She is faculty advisor for the Model United Nations club.

She served as a Fulbright Professor in 1999 at the University of Costa Rica and in 1984 at the Diplomatic Academy of Peru. Her most recent publication is “Nicaragua: Foreign Policy in the Revolutionary and Post-Revolutionary Age” in Frank O. Mora and Jeanne A.K. Hey, eds. LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN FOREIGN POLICY (Roman & Littlefield, 2003). Her most recent book is MULTILATERAL DIPLOMACY AND THE UNITED NATIONS TODAY (Westview Press, 1999) and journal article is “Placing Human Rights and Environmental Issues on ASEAN’s Agenda: The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations”, ASIAN JOURNAL OF POLITICAL SCIENCE (Vol.8, No.2), December 2000, based on research done at the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in 1998. She has published numerous articles in comparative foreign policy and international relations. She earned her Ph.D. at the  Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.

Curriculum Vitae

Courses Taught:

I.R. 550 Proseminar: Foreign Policy Analysis

Model United Nations club and IR 432

IR 322 Latin American Policy Analysis

Other links

San Francisco State University

College of Behavioral and Social Science

International Relations Department