Peacebuilder Profiles

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  • Linda Biehl Co-Founder (with her husband, Peter) of the Amy Biehl Foundation, Linda Biehl works to reduce violence in South Africa.
  • Kenneth Boulding: A Legacy of Ideas - Kenneth Boulding was a "rennaissance scholar."  Formally an economist, he also was one of the founders of the Peace and Conflict Field. His list of publications is a book in itself.  Guy Burgess, Co-Director of the Consortium and Beyond Intractability, worked with Boulding for many years, and compiles a bit of his wide-ranging wisdom in this essay.
  • Micaela Cayton Garrido Former member of the Ateneo Human Rights Center, former judicial clerk for the Phillippines Supreme Court, and current graduate student at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame.
  • Craig Kielburger (Interview) A personal interview with Craig Kielburger, founder of Free the Children, co-founder of Leaders Today, author, speaker, and Nobel Peace Prize nominee.
  • Craig Kielburger (Profile) Founder of Free the Children, co-founder of Leaders Today, author, speaker, and Nobel Peace Prize nominee.
  • Cynthia Mahmood An associate professor of anthropology and senior fellow of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame.
  • Ivo Markovic A priest and scholar, founder of the interfaith Pontanima choir in Sarajevo.
  • A. Rashied Omar An imam from South Africa and the Coordinator of the Joan B. Kroc Institute's Programme in Religion, Conflict and Peacebuilding (PRCP), University of Notre Dame.
  • Marla Ruzicka The story of Marla Ruzicka, who worked tirelessly to increase awareness of civilian casualties in the U.S./Iraq War.
  • Tom Suozzi Originally a lawyer and accountant, and now the County Executive in Nassau County, New York
  • Aloysius Toe (Interview) A personal interview with Aloysius Toe, director of the Foundation for Human Rights and Democracy (FOHRD) in Liberia.
  • Aloysius Toe (Profile) Aloysius Toe is the director of the Foundation for Human Rights and Democracy (FOHRD) in Liberia, and worked vigorously to defend the human rights of Liberians during the civil war.
  • Charm Tong An advocacy team member of the Shan Women's Action Network in Burma, and recipient of the 2005 Reebok Human Rights Award.
  • Jody Williams Co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for her role as the founding coordinator of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines.