Faculty

  • Photo of Susan Allen

    Professor of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Carter School

    Susan Allen is a scholar-practitioner of conflict resolution. Her main focus is on reflective practice and research that emerges from practice contexts.
  • Headshot of Charles Chavis

    Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution and History, Carter School
    Director of the John Mitchell, Jr. Program for History, Justice, and Race, Carter School

    Dr. Chavis is a historian and museum educator whose work focuses on the history of racial violence and civil rights activism and Black and Jewish relations in the American South, and the ways in which the historical understandings of racial violence and civil rights activism can inform current and future approaches to peacebuilding and conflict resolution throughout the world.
  • Photo of Sara Cobb

    Drucie French Cumbie Professor, Carter School

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

    Research Assistant Professor
    Political Leadership Academy Director

    Dr. Davidson is a scholar-practitioner of conflict resolution focusing on civil war, insurgency, and vulnerable populations with over a decade of experience in economic peacebuilding in war-torn countries working most recently in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and previously in Iraq, Afghanistan, Uganda, Colombia, and Burundi.
  • Suzanne de Janasz head shot

    Professor of Management and Conflict Resolution, Carter School

    Dr. de Janasz has been teaching and doing research in organizational leadership and negotiation for over 20 years, most recently as an endowed chair at Seattle U (where she also ran the Seattle division of a non-profit focusing on helping formerly trafficked women achieve financial independence), and before that, at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • Photo of Leslie Dwyer

    Associate Professor of Conflict Analysis and Anthropology, Carter School
    Director of the Center for the Study of Gender and Conflict, Carter School

    Leslie Dwyer is a cultural anthropologist whose academic research focuses on issues of violence, gender, post-conflict social life, transitional justice, and the politics of memory and identity.
  • Photo of Thomas Flores

    Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution and Political Science, Carter School
    Director of Graduate Programs, Carter School

    Dr. Flores' research focuses on democratization, civil conflict, and economic development.
  • Photo of Marc Gopin

    James H. Laue Professor of World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution, Carter School
    Director, Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution, Carter School

    Marc Gopin is the James H. Laue Professor of World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution and the Director of the Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution.
  • Headshot of Jeff Helsing

    Research Associate Professor
    Executive Director of the Better Evidence Project

    Helsing has taught a broad range of subjects, including conflict resolution, analysis of war and peace, negotiations, human rights and conflict, comparative foreign policies, American foreign policy and international relations theory, and helped develop a master’s degree concentration in international relations at the American University in Cairo.
  • Photo of Susan Hirsch

    Vernon M. and Minnie I. Lynch Chair of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Carter School
    Professor of Conflict Resolution and Anthropology, Carter School

    Dr. Hirsch's scholarship focuses on law in relation to conflict; international and transitional justice; legal integration and religious minorities; environmental justice; feminist approaches to law and conflict, experiential learning, and legal responses to terrorism.