Daniel Rothbart is professor of conflict analysis and resolution at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University. Professor Rothbart has written extensively on identity-based conflicts, ethics and conflict, conflict theory and philosophy, the causes of protracted violence, and civilians in war. In addition to his numerous publications in scholarly journals and volumes, he recently published the following book: Violent Conflict and Peacebuilding: The Continuing Crisis in Darfur, (co-authored). He currently serves as editor of the book series, "Ethics, Conflict and War", for Routledge Press. And in the area of conflict resolution, he chairs the Sudan Task Groups, which work towards peacebuilding in the Darfur region of Sudan.