Sid Noel’s scholarly interests focus on the quest to design political institutions that provide the best prospects of achieving sustainable peace and democratic governance in deeply divided, post-conflict societies. Among the cases included in his course on “Nationalist Conflicts and Paths to Peace” are Bosnia, Cyprus, Northern Ireland, Lebanon and Iraq. He is the author or editor of four books and the author or co-author of more than fifty articles and chapters of books. Among his recent publications are articles in Ethnopolitics and The Cyprus Review. His most recent book is From Power Sharing to Democracy: Post-conflict Institutions in Ethnically Divided Societies, of which he is editor and contributing author. His current research is on the longstanding conflict between Greek and Turkish Cypriots and international efforts to bring about a negotiated settlement.