Riikka KuusistoDr. Riikka Kuusisto is from Finland. She is a lecturer at the Department of Political and Economic Studies at University of Helsinki. She is currently the head of the steering group in MA program on Democracy and Global Transformations at the same institution. She is also one of the co-conveners of the Non-Violence Commission at IPRA. She served as the President of EuPRA between 2004-2008.

Her publications include:

Kuusisto, R. 2010. "Once Upon a Time in the West", The Paris Magazine. 4, p. 120-131

Kuusisto, R. 2009. "Comic plots as conflict resolution strategy", European Journal of International Relations. 15, 4, p. 601-626

Kuusisto, R. 2009. "Roads and riddles?: Western major power metaphors of nonviolent conflict resolution", Alternatives. 34, 3, p. 275-297

Kuusisto, R. 2007. "Komedia on ratkaisu maailmanpolitiikan konflikteihin, Kosmopolis". Vol. 37, 3, p. 5-23

Kuusisto, R. 2006. Retoriikkaa Persianlahdella ja Bosniassa, Forum. III, Kansainväliset suhteet [Antti Kohi ... [et al.], p. 8-11

Kuusisto, R. 2005. "Heroic tale, game, and business deal?: Western metaphors in action in Kosovo", Readings in rhetorical criticism. E. B. C. R. B. (ed.). State College, Pa: Strata Publishing cop., p. 335-354

Kuusisto, R. 2005. "Kun sanat vievät sotaan", Lukiolaisen äidinkieli ja kirjallisuus. 2. Helsinki: WSOY, p. 218-219 2 p.