Mark Baskin

Accomplished field practitioner in conflict and post-conflict administration, peace operations and democratization

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Mark Baskin

Senior Associate
Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy
Department: Center for International Development

Balkans (Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo); Politics; Comparative Legislative Development; Foreign Assistance; Peace Operations and Post-Conflict Reconstruction

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Mark Baskin is an experienced field practitioner in conflict and post-conflict administration, peace operations, rule of law, legislative strengthening, local government and administration, and democratization. He worked in UN peacekeeping in Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo in 1990s. He was director of research at the Pearson Peacekeeping Centre in Canada, and has consulted for the United Nations, the World Bank, the Government of Canada, USAID, and others.

His doctorate in Political Science is from the University of Michigan. He has held numerous fellowships, including at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. He is fluent in both Serbo-Croatian and Russian.