Peacebuilding

  • Mon, 08/08/2022 - 14:19

    Dr. Ernest Ogbozor is a professorial lecturer and faculty lead, Africa Research Cluster (ARC) at the School of International Service (SIS), American University.

  • August 22, 2022

    In partnership with the U.S. Department of State-sponsored Community Solutions Program, the Carter School is proud to welcome five community leaders from Bangladesh, Guatemala, Palestine, and Slovakia. Together, these fellows will participate in a four-month practicum with the Carter School.

  • July 25, 2022

    Alpaslan Özerdem, dean of the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution explains the keys to effective peacebuilding, whether it concerns the war in Ukraine, gun violence or local issues. And don’t miss the discussions about how an alien invasion could help mend the rift between Russia and the West.

  • Mon, 07/11/2022 - 11:17

    Michael’s professional career includes leading press and/or policy shops at the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, Climate Nexus (clients included the United Nations, Vatican City, The White House, and Fortune 500 Companies), U.S. Congress, Friends Committee on National Legislation, Institute for Economics and Peace, Biodiversity Northwest, Puget Soundkeeper Alliance and more.

  • June 28, 2022

    George Mason University Carter School professor Richard Rubenstein attended a workshop conference at the Pontifical Academy for Social Sciences at the Vatican on June 6-7 to discuss peacemaking in Ukraine and other global conflict sites. The conference was organized by the U.N. Development Solutions Network headed by Columbia University professor Jeffrey Sachs.

  • July 25, 2022

    In  partnership with the GMU Afghan Scholars Program, the Carter School welcomes Dr. Mansoor Ehsan.  A political analyst and researcher, Dr. Ehsan joins the Carter School as Scholar in Residence for a year beginning summer 2022.

  • Fri, 06/24/2022 - 12:13

    Dr. Ehsan is a seasoned political analyst who specializes in Afghanistan and Central Asia studies. He has published extensively in credible publications on the topics of democracy, nationalism, state-building, peace-building, political Islam, and human security.

  • May 9, 2022

    Despite being more than 5,000 miles away from the war in Ukraine, students at George Mason University’s Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution are actively assessing the conflict dynamics, with hopes that their research could improve the situation.

  • April 7, 2022

    The Carter School has collected articles and seminars written and presented by our faculty to help researchers, peacebuilders, and knowledge seekers understand the scope and impact of Russia’s war on Ukraine. As new resources become available, they will be added to this page.

  • Wed, 03/23/2022 - 16:25

    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.