James Der Derian's research and teaching is in international security, information technology, international theory, and the media. His most recent books are 'Virtuous War: Mapping the Military-Industrial-Media-Entertainment Network' and 'Critical Practices in International Theory', and he has produced three documentaries, "VirtualY2K', 'After 9/11', and 'Human Terrain'.

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James Der Derian is a Watson Institute research professor of international studies. He was a director of the Institute's Global Security Program and founder of the Information Technology, War, and Peace Project and the Global Media Project.

He currently leads a research initiative, "Global Engagement through Innovative Media", that is funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. 
He is author most recently of Virtuous War: Mapping the Military-Industrial-Media-Entertainment Network (Routledge, 2nd ed., 2009) and Critical Practices in International Theory (Routledge, 2009), and co-editor with Costas Constantinou of Sustainable Diplomacies (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010). He has produced three film documentaries with Udris Film, Virtual Y2K, After 9/11, and most recently, Human Terrain, which won the Audience Award at the 2009 Festival dei Popoli in Florence and has been an official selection at numerous international film festivals.
 He is also author of On Diplomacy: A Genealogy of Western Estrangement and Antidiplomacy: Spies, Terror, Speed, and War; editor of International Theory: Critical Investigations and The Virilio Reader; and co-editor with Michael Shapiro of International/Intertextual Relations: Postmodern Readings of World Politics.
His articles on international relations have appeared in the Review of International Studies, International Studies Quarterly, Cambridge Review of International Affairs, International Affairs, Brown Journal of World Affairs, Harvard International Review, Millennium, Alternatives, Cultural Values, and Samtiden. His articles on war, technology, and the media have appeared in the New York Times, Nation, Washington Quarterly, Global Agenda, and Wired.
Der Derian was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, where he completed a M.Phil. and D.Phil. in international relations. He has been a visiting scholar at the University of Southern California, MIT, Harvard, Oxford, and the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton. Most recently he was awarded a Bosch Berlin Prize in Public Policy at the American Academy in Berlin for Spring 2011.

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JAMES DER DERIAN, B.A. , Joint First Class Honours in Political Science and History (McGill University), M.Phil. and D.Phil .in International Relations (Oxford University)
Professor of International Studies (Research)
Watson Institute for International Studies
Phone: +1 401 863 1814
Phone 2: +1 401 863 7425
E-mail: James_Der_Derian@Brown.EDU

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InfoTechWarPeace Project
Global Security Program
Global Media Project
Human Terrain

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