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Jared O. Bell, Dr

International University of Sarajevo, International Relations

Areas of Expertise

Country of residence

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Online Academic Profile


Dr. Jared O. Bell has published a plethora articles in both American and European forums and press outlets. He has also appeared on Al Jazeera Balkans to discuss a wide range of issues from American Hegemony to the refugee crisis now impacting Europe.

Language Skills

  • English
  • Bosnian
  • Spanish


Dr. Jared O. Bell is a scholar-activist based at the International University of Sarajevo, where he teaches, researches, and publishes on diplomacy, human rights, transitional justice, peace building, and mass atrocity prevention. He holds a Bachelor's degree from Duquesne University in International Relations and Theology, a Master of Science Degree from the University of Baltimore in Negotiation and Conflict Management, and a PhD from Nova Southeastern University in Conflict Analysis and Resolution. Dr. Bell is the author of the forthcoming book "Frozen Justice: Lessons from Bosnia and Herzegovina's Failed Transitional Justice Strategy (Vernon Press). He also underwent professional training at the University of Leiden's Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies' and the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization's Venice Academy of Human Rights. He has also worked on various human rights, peace building, and development projects with a variety of organizations such as Advocates for Human Dignity, Peace Direct, the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Human Rights Council, as well as, the American Red Cross and the Maryland Office of Refugees and Asylees.