Matthew J. Chandler

Sociology & Peace Studies

Matthew J. Chandler (sociology & peace studies) holds an M.A. degree in international peace and conflict resolution from American University and a B.A. degree in philosophy and Christian ministries from George Fox University. He has served as the deputy director of Nonviolence International in Washington, D.C. and a field team coordinator for Christian Peacemaker Teams in Iraq and Palestine.
Matthew's teaching and research interests include nonviolent social movements and revolutions, political culture, social networks, and social theory. He is affiliated with the Center for the Study of Social Movements and the Culture Workshop in the Notre Dame Department of Sociology. He was a Mullen Family Fellow for the 2011-2012 academic year, a Pepe Fellow for the 2015-16 academic year, and is currently a Kroc Excellence Fellow.