Faculty Emeriti

  • Photo of Kevin Avruch

    Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Henry Hart Rice Professor of Conflict Resolution Emeritus

    Kevin Avruch received his A.B. from the University of Chicago and M.A. and Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of California at San Diego (UCSD). In 2009 Avruch was appointed the Henry Hart Rice Professor of Conflict Resolution (succeeding Nadim Rouhana), and in 2013 he became S-CAR’s second Dean, succeeding Andrea Bartoli. In 2020 he became Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Henry Hart Rice Professor of Conflict Resolution Emeritus.
  • Photo of Sandra Cheldelin

    Professor Emerita of Conflict Resolution, Carter School

    Sandra I. Cheldelin is Professor Emerita and former recipient of the Vernon and Minnie Lynch Chair of Conflict Resolution.  She has held faculty and administrative appointments, including Director (1999-2001) and PhD Program Director (2009-2015) at the Carter School, Provost at the McGregor School of Antioch University, and Academic Dean at the California School of Professional Psychology (Berkeley).  She is a master practitioner with more than four decades of intervention experience in 150 communities and organizations, and has facilitated large-scale community dialogues on issues of fear, suspicion, and violence. 
  • Photo of Sara Cobb

    Professor Emerita, Carter School

    Dr. Cobb teaches and conducts research on the relationship between narrative and violent conflict.
  • Photo of Christopher Mitchell

    Professor Emeritus of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Carter School

    Chris Mitchell has degrees in Economics and International Relations from London University but is actually a historian able to recognise fraudulant economic reasoning [e.g. the “free” market] when he sees it.
  • Photo of Richard Rubenstein

    University Professor Emeritus of Conflict Resolution and Public Affairs, Carter School

    Professor Rubenstein's books and articles include works on the history of religious conflict, structural conflict resolution, war and peace ideologies, and socio-political polarization. In addition to these topics, he teaches courses on theories of conflict and resolution, religion and conflict, and conflict and literature, and participates in public discussions of controversies involving various forms of political violence.
  • Headshot photo of Carlos Sluzki

    Professor Emeritus of Conflict Resolution, Carter School, George Mason University
    Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, George Washington University

    Dr. Sluzki has held numerous teaching, service, and administrative appointments and has extensive training and experience in psychiatry, psychoanalysis, systemic couples and family therapy, narrative-oriented and cross-cultural approaches.