Franke Wilmer

Professor of Political Science & International Relations, Montana State University

Franke Wilmer has written three books and numerous articles and book chapters on issues of political violence and identity, gender and politics, human rights, and conflict and peace studies.


Michelle Gawerc

Associate Professor of Sociology and Global Studies, Loyola University Maryland

Michelle I. Gawerc’s research lies at the intersection of social movements and peace and conflict studies with a focus on Israel/Palestine.


David Elcott

Taub Professor of Practice in Public Service and Leadership at the Wagner School of Public Service at NYU

David Elcott has spent the last thirty years at the intersection of community building, the search for a theory of cross-boundary engagement, and interfaith and ethnic organizing and activism.


Donna Perry

Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School

Nancy Stern

Professor of Linguistics and Education, The City College of New York (CUNY)

Stephen Zunes

Professor of Politics and International Studies at the University of San Francisco

Recognized as one the country’s leading scholars of U.S. Middle East policy and of strategic nonviolent action.