For the Media

Kroc Institute faculty are experts in a variety of disciplines and can speak engagingly on diverse topics related to conflict, violence and strategic peacebuilding efforts.

You can search through our list of faculty to find the most appropriate expert for your story or contact Amanda Skofstad in the Office of Media Relations for assistance.

 

Africa

Catherine Bolten

Catherine Bolten

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Peace Studies; Director of Doctoral Studies
Emmanuel Katongole

Emmanuel Katongole

Professor of Theology and Peace Studies
Laurie  Nathan

Laurie Nathan

Professor of the Practice of Mediation; Mediation Program Director
A. Rashied Omar

A. Rashied Omar

Assistant Teaching Professor
Rachel  Sweet

Rachel Sweet

Assistant Professor of Politics and Global Affairs

Anti-racism

Ashley Bohrer

Ashley Bohrer

Assistant Professor of Gender and Peace Studies
David Anderson Hooker

David Anderson Hooker

Associate Professor of the Practice of Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding
Jason A.  Springs

Jason A. Springs

Professor of Religion, Ethics, and Peace Studies

Antiwar Movements

David Cortright

David Cortright

Director of the Global Policy Initiative; Special Advisor for Policy Studies; Professor Emeritus of the Practice
Ann Mische

Ann Mische

Associate Professor of Sociology and Peace Studies

Colombia

David Cortright

David Cortright

Director of the Global Policy Initiative; Special Advisor for Policy Studies; Professor Emeritus of the Practice
Josefina Echavarría Alvarez

Josefina Echavarría Alvarez

Associate Professor of the Practice; Director of the Peace Accords Matrix (PAM)
Madhav Joshi

Madhav Joshi

Research Associate Professor; Associate Director of the Peace Accords Matrix
John Paul Lederach

John Paul Lederach

Professor Emeritus of International Peacebuilding
Jason  Quinn

Jason Quinn

Research Associate Professor, Peace Accords Matrix

Community Development

David Anderson Hooker

David Anderson Hooker

Associate Professor of the Practice of Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding

Conflict Transformation

Gary  Goertz

Gary Goertz

Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies
David Anderson Hooker

David Anderson Hooker

Associate Professor of the Practice of Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding
John Paul Lederach

John Paul Lederach

Professor Emeritus of International Peacebuilding
Atalia Omer

Atalia Omer

Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peace Studies
Gerard F.  Powers

Gerard F. Powers

Director, Catholic Peacebuilding Studies; Coordinator, Catholic Peacebuilding Network
Jason A.  Springs

Jason A. Springs

Professor of Religion, Ethics, and Peace Studies
Peter Wallensteen

Peter Wallensteen

Richard G. Starmann Sr. Research Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies

Environmental Justice

Catherine Bolten

Catherine Bolten

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Peace Studies; Director of Doctoral Studies
David Anderson Hooker

David Anderson Hooker

Associate Professor of the Practice of Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding
 Robert C.  Johansen

Robert C. Johansen

Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Peace Studies

Gender and Peacebuilding

Ashley Bohrer

Ashley Bohrer

Assistant Professor of Gender and Peace Studies
Atalia Omer

Atalia Omer

Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peace Studies
Susan M. St. Ville

Susan M. St. Ville

Director of the International Peace Studies Concentration, Keough School Master of Global Affairs
Ernesto  Verdeja

Ernesto Verdeja

Associate Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies

Genocide

 Robert C.  Johansen

Robert C. Johansen

Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Peace Studies
Emmanuel Katongole

Emmanuel Katongole

Professor of Theology and Peace Studies
Ernesto  Verdeja

Ernesto Verdeja

Associate Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies

Human Rights

 Robert C.  Johansen

Robert C. Johansen

Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Peace Studies
George A. Lopez

George A. Lopez

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies
Ernesto  Verdeja

Ernesto Verdeja

Associate Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies

Immigration

Erin B.  Corcoran

Erin B. Corcoran

Executive Director, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies; Associate Teaching Professor in the Keough School of Global Affairs

International Development

Caroline  Hughes

Caroline Hughes

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Chair in Peace Studies; Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Keough School of Global Affairs

Islamophobia

Atalia Omer

Atalia Omer

Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peace Studies
Jason A.  Springs

Jason A. Springs

Professor of Religion, Ethics, and Peace Studies

Israel and Palestine

Asher Kaufman

Asher Kaufman

John M. Regan, Jr. Director; Professor of History and Peace Studies
Atalia Omer

Atalia Omer

Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peace Studies

Latin America

Ann Mische

Ann Mische

Associate Professor of Sociology and Peace Studies

Mediation

David Anderson Hooker

David Anderson Hooker

Associate Professor of the Practice of Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding
Madhav Joshi

Madhav Joshi

Research Associate Professor; Associate Director of the Peace Accords Matrix
Laurie  Nathan

Laurie Nathan

Professor of the Practice of Mediation; Mediation Program Director

Middle East

Asher Kaufman

Asher Kaufman

John M. Regan, Jr. Director; Professor of History and Peace Studies
Atalia Omer

Atalia Omer

Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peace Studies

North Korea

George A. Lopez

George A. Lopez

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies

Nuclear Disarmament

David Cortright

David Cortright

Director of the Global Policy Initiative; Special Advisor for Policy Studies; Professor Emeritus of the Practice
George A. Lopez

George A. Lopez

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies
Gerard F.  Powers

Gerard F. Powers

Director, Catholic Peacebuilding Studies; Coordinator, Catholic Peacebuilding Network

Peace Accords

David Cortright

David Cortright

Director of the Global Policy Initiative; Special Advisor for Policy Studies; Professor Emeritus of the Practice
Josefina Echavarría Alvarez

Josefina Echavarría Alvarez

Associate Professor of the Practice; Director of the Peace Accords Matrix (PAM)
Madhav Joshi

Madhav Joshi

Research Associate Professor; Associate Director of the Peace Accords Matrix
John Paul Lederach

John Paul Lederach

Professor Emeritus of International Peacebuilding
Jason  Quinn

Jason Quinn

Research Associate Professor, Peace Accords Matrix

Policy

Erin B.  Corcoran

Erin B. Corcoran

Executive Director, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies; Associate Teaching Professor in the Keough School of Global Affairs
David Cortright

David Cortright

Director of the Global Policy Initiative; Special Advisor for Policy Studies; Professor Emeritus of the Practice
 Robert C.  Johansen

Robert C. Johansen

Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Peace Studies
George A. Lopez

George A. Lopez

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies
Rachel  Sweet

Rachel Sweet

Assistant Professor of Politics and Global Affairs

Religion

Emmanuel Katongole

Emmanuel Katongole

Professor of Theology and Peace Studies
Ebrahim  Moosa

Ebrahim Moosa

Mirza Family Professor of Islamic Thought and Muslim Societies, Keough School of Global Affairs, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, and Department of History
A. Rashied Omar

A. Rashied Omar

Assistant Teaching Professor
Atalia Omer

Atalia Omer

Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peace Studies
Gerard F.  Powers

Gerard F. Powers

Director, Catholic Peacebuilding Studies; Coordinator, Catholic Peacebuilding Network
Jason A.  Springs

Jason A. Springs

Professor of Religion, Ethics, and Peace Studies
Susan M. St. Ville

Susan M. St. Ville

Director of the International Peace Studies Concentration, Keough School Master of Global Affairs

Restorative Justice

Jason A.  Springs

Jason A. Springs

Professor of Religion, Ethics, and Peace Studies

Sanctions

David Cortright

David Cortright

Director of the Global Policy Initiative; Special Advisor for Policy Studies; Professor Emeritus of the Practice
George A. Lopez

George A. Lopez

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies
Peter Wallensteen

Peter Wallensteen

Richard G. Starmann Sr. Research Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies

Social Movements

Ashley Bohrer

Ashley Bohrer

Assistant Professor of Gender and Peace Studies
Ann Mische

Ann Mische

Associate Professor of Sociology and Peace Studies
Atalia Omer

Atalia Omer

Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peace Studies
Ernesto  Verdeja

Ernesto Verdeja

Associate Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies

Southeast Asia

Caroline  Hughes

Caroline Hughes

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Chair in Peace Studies; Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Keough School of Global Affairs

Structural Violence

Ashley Bohrer

Ashley Bohrer

Assistant Professor of Gender and Peace Studies
Catherine Bolten

Catherine Bolten

Associate Professor of Anthropology and Peace Studies; Director of Doctoral Studies
Caroline  Hughes

Caroline Hughes

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Chair in Peace Studies; Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Keough School of Global Affairs
Laura Miller-Graff

Laura Miller-Graff

Associate Professor of Psychology and Peace Studies; Director of Undergraduate Studies
Jason A.  Springs

Jason A. Springs

Professor of Religion, Ethics, and Peace Studies

Trauma

David Anderson Hooker

David Anderson Hooker

Associate Professor of the Practice of Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding
Laura Miller-Graff

Laura Miller-Graff

Associate Professor of Psychology and Peace Studies; Director of Undergraduate Studies
Susan M. St. Ville

Susan M. St. Ville

Director of the International Peace Studies Concentration, Keough School Master of Global Affairs