Members of the Kroc Institute's core faculty welcome opportunities to comment on a wide variety of topics. For guidance on choosing an expert, contact Joan Fallon, director of communications, 574-631-8819, email@example.com or you may contact faculty members directly. Faculty experts in other departments and institutes are listed on the ND Experts page.
Scott Appleby, John M. Regan Jr. Director of the Kroc Institute and Professor of History
Expertise: Roots of religious violence and potential of religious peacebuilding; fundamentalism; history of and current issues within the Catholic Church.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or (574) 631-5665.
David Cortright, Director of Policy Studies
Expertise: Economic sanctions and incentives, United States and United Nations policy in Iraq, and nonviolent social change.
Contact: email@example.com or (574) 631-8356.
Hal Culbertson, Executive Director, attorney and instructor
Expertise: Management of international non-governmental organizations, peacebuilding project design and evaluation.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or (574) 631-8832.
Robert C. Johansen, Senior Fellow and Professor of Political Science
Expertise: U.S. foreign policy and international relations; the United Nations, peace, and security; international ethics; international human rights, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and the International Criminal Court.
Contact: email@example.com or (574) 631-6971.
Asher Kaufman, Associate Professor of History
Expertise: Politics and society in Lebanon and Syria; Israeli policy in the Middle East; boundaries and territoriality in Syria, Lebanon, and Israel; nationalism in the Middle East.
Contact: Kaufman.firstname.lastname@example.org or (574) 631-8213.
John Paul Lederach, Professor of International Peacebuilding
Expertise: Active in sustainable reconciliation and the design and conduct of conflict transformation programs throughout the world (Central America and the Andean region, the Horn of Africa and West Africa, Northern Ireland, Tajikistan and the Philippines, among others).
Contact: JPBus@aol.com or (574) 631-6970.
George A. Lopez, Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor of Peace Studies
Expertise: United Nations; state violence and coercion, especially war, terrorism, economic sanctions, and gross violations of human rights.
Contact: email@example.com or (574) 631-6972.
Rashied Omar, Research Scholar of Islamic Studies and Peacebuilding
Expertise: Islam, religion and violence, interreligious dialogue and peacebuilding, and post-conflict peacebulding in South Africa.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or (574) 631-7740.
Mary Ellen O'Connell, Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution
Expertise: International legal regulation of the use of force, conflict and dispute resolution, and the resolution of disputes prior to an escalation to armed conflict
Contact: MaryEllenOConnell@nd.edu or (574) 631-7953.
Daniel Philpott, Associate Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies
Expertise: Ethics of reconciliation; approaches to past injustice (truth commissions, trials); religion and global politics; conflict reconciliation in Kashmir; humanitarian intervention; sovereignty; self-determination and secession; the justice of war.
Contact: email@example.com or (574) 631-7667.
Gerard F. Powers, Director of Catholic Peacebuilding Studies
Expertise: Ethical and legal norms governing the use of military force; ethics and international affairs; religion, conflict and peacebuilding; Catholic social teaching.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or (574) 631-3765.
Susan St. Ville, Associate Director of Academic Programs
Expertise: Trauma and peacebuilding; gender issues in war and peace; psychological effects of violence.
Contact: email@example.com or (574)631-2628.
Peter Wallensteen, Richard G. Starrman Research Professor of Peace Studies, Kroc Institute and Dag Hammarskjöld Professor of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala, Sweden
Expertise: Peace, peacebuilding, causes of war, conflict resolution, conflict prevention, economic sanctions, UN affairs, Scandinavian events.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or (574)631-0935.