Harvey Langholtz, professor of psychology

Harvey Langholtz, professor of psychology at the College of William and Mary is a well-known peacekeeping expert. Langholtz specializes in U.N. Diplomacy, the psychology of peacekeeping, and peacekeeping training. He is also the director of the Peace Operations Training Institute. He is responsible for the development and distribution of standard courses on U.N. peacekeeping and related topics.

Editor of the recent book The Psychology of Diplomacy and author of The Psychology of Peacekeeping, Langholtz served as a political officer and member of the U.S. Delegation to the United Nations from 1991 to 1993. He has written extensively about peacekeeping for a variety of sources and is also currently the editor of the journal International Peacekeeping Yearbook. Langholtz teaches “The Psychology of Peacekeeping” at William and Mary, as we well as other psychology courses with an emphasis on Decision Theory.