William Zartman is a Jacob Blaustein Professor of International Organizations and Conflict Resolution and Director of Conflict Management. His areas of expertise include: North and Sub-Saharan Africa; Southern Africa; Middle East; developing nations; human rights; international relations; negotiation and conflict resolution; North-South issues; and political risk analysis. Formerly on the faculty of the University of South Carolina and New York University, Dr. Zartman has served as Olin Professor at the U.S. Naval Academy, Halevy Professor at the Institute of Political Studies in Paris and visiting professor at the American University in Paris. He has been a consultant to the U.S. Department of State, president of the Tangier American Legation Museum Society, and past president of the Middle East Studies Association and of the American Institute for Maghrib Studies. Dr. Zartman has a number of publications on negotiation including his most recent, Preventive Diplomacy Through Negotiation(2000).