Peace Studies & Theology
Michael Yankoski (peace studies and theology) earned an M.A. in theological studies from Regent College and bachelor’s degrees in computer science and religious studies from Westmont College. He is a former program manager (at Regent College) of a John F. Templeton Foundation Faith and Science grant and has worked with both domestic and international humanitarian agencies. He is the author of four books, and is a Kroc Excellence Fellow. Michael was also named a 2017-18 Pepe Fellow.
Michael's current research explores the intersection of anthropogenic climate change, virtue theory, strategic peacebuilding, and human population displacement. His next research focus is on artificial intelligence ethics.
Yankoski, Michael (Theology and Peace Studies), Weninger, Tim and Scheirer, Walter, "An AI early warning system to monitor online disinformation, stop violence, and protect elections," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, March 2020
Director of Doctoral Studies
Kathryn Sawyer Vidrine
Assistant Director for Doctoral Studies