Focus areas: Conflict resolution, UN peace operations, mediation, complexity theory, state-building

Adam Day is an Adjunct Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs, offering courses on conflict resolution and engagement with non-state groups in conflict. Adam served for over a decade in UN peace operations, including in Darfur, South Sudan, the Middle East and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as well as UN Headquarters in New York. He is currently the Head of Programmes at the Centre for Policy Research at UN University, where he oversees projects on violent extremist groups, peace operations, transitional justice, and conflict trends in the Sahel. Adam has an MA in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, a JD from the UC Berkeley School of Law, an MA in Comparative Literature from Brown University, and is a PhD candidate in War Studies at King’s College London.

Research & Publications

September 2019|The Oxford Handbook on the International Law of Global Security|Adam Day, David M. Malone

The UN’s Role in Shaping Global Security Law

September 2019|The Routledge Handbook on Transitional Governance|Adam Day, David M. Malone

Contextualising Conflict-Related Transitional Governance since 1989

March 2019|Norwegian Institute of International Affairs|Adam Day, Charles T. Hunt, He Yin, Liezelle Kumalo, Ryan Rappa, Cedric de Coning, Aditi Gorur, Jaïr van der Lijn, Payton Knopf, Klem Ryan, Lauren Spink, Paul D. Williams
June 2018|International Peace Institute Global Observatory|Adam Day, Jake Sherman