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

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

A. Rashied Omar

Research Scholar of Islamic Studies and Peacebuilding

Antiwar Movements

David Cortright

David Cortright

Director of Policy Studies and the Peace Accords Matrix
Ann Mische

Ann Mische

Associate Professor of Sociology and Peace Studies

Colombia

David Cortright

David Cortright

Director of Policy Studies and the Peace Accords Matrix
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 Assistant Professor, Peace Accords Matrix

Community Development

David Hooker

David Hooker

Associate Professor of the Practice of Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding
Caroline  Hughes

Caroline Hughes

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Chair in Peace Studies

Conflict Transformation

Gary  Goertz

Gary Goertz

Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies
David Hooker

David 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

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

Gerard F. Powers

Director, Catholic Peacebuilding Studies; Coordinator, Catholic Peacebuilding Network
Patrick Regan

Patrick Regan

Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies
Jason A.  Springs

Jason A. Springs

Associate 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 Hooker

David 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
Patrick Regan

Patrick Regan

Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies

Gender and Peacebuilding

Atalia Omer

Atalia Omer

Associate 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's in Global Affairs
Ernesto  Verdeja

Ernesto Verdeja

Associate Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies, Director of Undergraduate 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, Director of Undergraduate 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, Director of Undergraduate Studies

Islamophobia

Atalia Omer

Atalia Omer

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

Jason A. Springs

Associate 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

Associate Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peace Studies

Mediation

David Hooker

David 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

Mediation Program Director; Professor of the Practice of Mediation

Middle East

Asher Kaufman

Asher Kaufman

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

Atalia Omer

Associate 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 Policy Studies and the Peace Accords Matrix
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 Policy Studies and the Peace Accords Matrix
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 Assistant Professor, Peace Accords Matrix

Policy

David Cortright

David Cortright

Director of Policy Studies and the Peace Accords Matrix
 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

Racism

David Hooker

David Hooker

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

Jason A. Springs

Associate Professor of Religion, Ethics, and Peace Studies

Religion

Emmanuel Katongole

Emmanuel Katongole

Professor of Theology and Peace Studies
Mahan Mirza

Mahan Mirza

Professor of the Practice, Contending Modernities
Ebrahim  Moosa

Ebrahim Moosa

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

A. Rashied Omar

Research Scholar of Islamic Studies and Peacebuilding
Atalia Omer

Atalia Omer

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

Gerard F. Powers

Director, Catholic Peacebuilding Studies; Coordinator, Catholic Peacebuilding Network
Mun'im Sirry

Mun'im Sirry

Assistant Professor of Theology; Researcher, Contending Modernities
Jason A.  Springs

Jason A. Springs

Associate 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's in Global Affairs

Restorative Justice

Jason A.  Springs

Jason A. Springs

Associate Professor of Religion, Ethics, and Peace Studies

Sanctions

David Cortright

David Cortright

Director of Policy Studies and the Peace Accords Matrix
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

Ann Mische

Ann Mische

Associate Professor of Sociology and Peace Studies
Atalia Omer

Atalia Omer

Associate Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peace Studies
Ernesto  Verdeja

Ernesto Verdeja

Associate Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies, Director of Undergraduate Studies

Southeast Asia

Caroline  Hughes

Caroline Hughes

Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Chair in Peace Studies

Structural Violence

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
Laura Miller-Graff

Laura Miller-Graff

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Peace Studies
Jason A.  Springs

Jason A. Springs

Associate Professor of Religion, Ethics, and Peace Studies

Trauma

David Hooker

David Hooker

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

Laura Miller-Graff

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Peace Studies
Susan M. St. Ville

Susan M. St. Ville

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