American University of Central Asia - AUCA - MICHAEL  BARANICK
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Academic Background:

1983-1985

Doctoral Degree, Systems Planning and Development,                               

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.

1974-1976

Doctoral Candidate, Psychology, ABD,                                                         

The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

1973 - 1974

Bachelor Degree, Special Education and Psychology,                                    

Clarion State University, Clarion, PA.

1970 - 1972

Bachelor Degree, Special Education and Psychology,                                    

Clarion State University, Clarion, PA.

Publications:

1. "Elevating the Role of Socioeconomic Strategy in Afghanistan Transition." Baranick, Sciarretta, Staniec, and Applebaugh, National Defense University Press. 2011

2. "A Generalized Model for the Drivers of Instability Within States." Published as part of the Cornwallis Group proceedings. 2011

3. "Rethinking Strategy in Afghanistan." 2011

4. "A Formal Model of Stabilization and Reconstruction Operations." MORS Vol. 12. 2010

5. "Pathways for Peace: A Multi-Model Assessment of the Sudanese Comprehensive Peace Agreement." Mark Abdollahian, Ph.D., Michael Baranick, Ph.D., Jacek Kugler, Ph.D. and Sudhir Devalia. Published as part of the Cornwallis Group proceedings

6. "Navigating Unstable Peace: A Conflict Resolution Map for Nagorno-Karabakh." 2008

7. "In Pursuit of Peace in Nagorno-Karabakh." Michael J. Baranick & Samuel Schwabe. Published as part of the Cornwallis Group proceedings 2006

8. "How will integration into the Euro-Atlantic community help create security, stability, and economic development?" Michael Baranick, Dennis Shorts & Samuel Schwabe. Published as part of the Cornwallis Group proceedings 2006

9. "State-Building in a Transition Period: The Case of Azerbaijan Michael J. Baranick." Rena Salayeva. Published as part of the Cornwallis Group proceedings. 2005

10. "Addressing Terrorist Threats in Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan: Winning Hearts and Minds." Rena Salayeva & Michael J. Baranick. Published as part of the Cornwallis Group proceedings. 2005

11. "Stability and Reconstruction Operations: What we can Learn from History?" Larry Wentz & Michael J. Baranick. Published as part of the Cornwallis Group proceedings. 2004

Awards:

Purple Heart, Silver Star for Valor with OLC,

Bronze Star for Valor with OLC, National Defense Metal, Airborne Wing,

Air Medal with OLC, Combat Infantryman Badge,

Good Conduct Medal, Ranger Tab, Special Forces Tab

Academic courses taught:

Organizational Development and Change - elective course

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