David Cortright
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Camilo Mejía to speak in Northern Indiana at Monday, March 16, 7:00 at IUSB Wiekamp Hall 1001; Tuesday, March 17, 7:00 Iglesia Menonita del Buen Pastor, 523 S. 6th St., Goshen, IN 46526

March 16, 2009 at 7am to March 17, 2009 at 7am
The public is cordially invited to attendRoad from ar RamadiThe Private Rebellion ofStaff Sergeant Camilo MejíaAuthor presentations and book signings featuringCamilo MejíaTWO EVENTS:MARCH 16, 7:00 P.M.Wiekamp Hall, Room 1001,Indiana University, South Bend CampusMARCH 17, 7:00 P.M.Iglesia Menonita del Buen Pastor523 S. Sixth St., Goshen, IndianaStaff Sergeant Camilo Mejía became the face of the antiwar movement in early 2004 when he applied for a discharge from the National Guard as a…See More
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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
I am president of the Fourth Freedom Forum in Goshen, Indiana and a research fellow at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame. I have served as consultant or adviser to various agencies of the United Nations, the Carnegie Commission on Preventing Deadly Conflict, the International Peace Academy, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Along with George A. Lopez I have provided research and consulting services to the Foreign Ministry of Sweden, the Norwegian Institute f International Affairs, and the Foreign Ministry of Germaany. I have coauthored research reports on counterterrorism for the Foreign Ministries of Denmark, Japan, and the Netherlands.
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
I am director of Policy Studies at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame and chair of the Fourth Freedom Forum in Goshen, Indiana.
What is your personal or organizational website?
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Conflict Resolution, Organizational Development, Peacebuilding
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Fundraising, Program Administration, Program Design, Research
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
I have written widely on nuclear disarmament, nonviolent social change, cooperative counter-terrorism, and the use of incentives and sanctions as tools of international peacemaking. Currently we are working on capacity building to counter terrorism in developing countries.
If appropriate feel free to list several of your (or your organization's) publications
I am the author of sixteen books, including Peace: A History of Movements and Ideas (2008), Uniting Against Terror: Cooperative Nonmilitary Responses to the Global Terrorist Threat (2007), co-edited with George A. Lopez; and Gandhi and Beyond: Nonviolence in an Age of Terrorism (2006); a new edition of Soldiers in Revolt: GI Resistance During the Vietnam War (2005); A Peaceful Superpower: The Movement Against War in Iraq (2004); two volumes released in 2002: Smart Sanctions: Targeting Economic Statecraft, and Sanctions and the Search for Security: Challenges to UN Action, both with George A. Lopez. His other books include: The Sanctions Decade: Assessing UN strategies in the 1990’s (2000), with George A. Lopez; The Price of Peace: Incentives and International Conflict Preventions (1997); and Peace Works: The Citizen’s Role in Ending the Cold War (1993). Cortright has recently completed Peace: A History of Movements and Ideas (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2008).

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At 3:02pm on April 21, 2011, Muhammad Tahir Tabassum said…

Dear Mr. David,

Very happy to meet and visit your profile here today.

We can be good friend and partner in common issues.

Please keep in touch with me in near future.

At 10:12am on March 24, 2010, Pastor Samuel Muderhwa M said…
Dear David

I would like to interest you about our location and be your friend, we need your support.

At 8:18pm on January 30, 2009, LALIT said…
Dear David,
I like your work on peace. People like you can change the world by your writing. take care
At 7:38pm on September 17, 2008, Rene Wadlow said…
I have just reviewed your book Peace(Cambridge Univ Press) for Peace Matters (London) and it will be posted in the Books section of www.transnational-perspectives.org. A very good overview. Best wishes, Rene Wadlow
At 3:10am on August 25, 2008, Erle Frayne Argonza said…
Hi David! Great to have you in our network, welcome! Pls join my circle of friends. Hope you'd find my writes interesting for reviews and exchanges. May you continue to succeed in your missions.
At 4:28pm on August 23, 2008, Ferdinand Buscato said…
Professor, I do believe in room for improvement. That is why I want to learn more and more than what you think. I know that thru learning and yearning you can make a difference in life. My objective is to be a part of the solution of Mindanao Conflict. Hope you will consider me in your circle.
At 9:47am on August 23, 2008, Prakash Bhattarai said…
Dear Professor,

Nice to find you in this network. I am Prakash Bhattarai from Nepal and recently enrolled as grad student in Kroc Institute.

I am further interested to talk you sometime in the near future.

With Regards,
At 6:59pm on August 22, 2008, MUGABONEJO Raphael said…
Dear David!
I am delighted to hear from you and I believe that together peace shall be promoted.

God bless you so much.
At 5:19pm on August 21, 2008, MUGABONEJO Raphael said…
How is wonderfful to meet you on this network! For me it is a great event to share objective of peace promoting with a great person as you are.And I hope we shall continue to be freinds.

god bless you so much

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