Online Journal of Peace and Conflict Resolution 1.3 - Biographical Information

Ami Isseroff lives in Rehovot, Israel. He is a free-lance software consultant and technical writer, and the co-founder of the PEACE Mid-East Dialog Group.

Thomas Kager is a MA student in political science at the University of Salzburg (Austria).  He is a native-German-speaking resident of South Tyrol and wrote this paper while an exchange student at the Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver.  

Walter (Jerry) Kendall is a Professor of Law at the John Marshall Law School in Chicago. He is beginning a term on the State Council of Pax Christi-Illinois. He is a former chair of Illinois Sane/Freeze and member of that organization's National Board.

Bethuel Kiplagat was Kenya's embassador to France and High Commissioner to the United Kingdom. He is currently a senior consultant to the Centre for Conflict Resolution in South Africa.

Saida Nusseibeh has lived in London for many years, where she is active in Palestinian charities and at the forefront of inter-faith and inter-ethnic dialog efforts. She is the co-founder of the JADE dialog group and a member of the board of directors of MAP, a Mid-East charity organization. She is an active and enthusiastic participant in the PEACE dialog group and provides moral support, advice and encouragement for many dialog efforts in the Mid-East and the United States.

Andries Odendaal is senior research at the Centre for Conflict Resolution in South Africa in the Saamspan project, which trains rural communities in conflict resolution skills.

Peter O'Neill is presently the manager of the NUS-USI Centre and has been involved in community relations/conflict management work for the past nine years. As a member of the Community Relations Council Northern Ireland-Structural committee, he is involved in a number of local networks and is currently developing materials on European youth service approaches to conflict resolution strategies. He has a BSc and MSSc from Queens University Belfast and is a recognized lecturer at the University of Ulster.

Saliba Sarsar was born and raised in Jerusalem and is a founding member of Project Understanding. He is associate professor of Political Science and Associate Dean of the Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Monmouth University in New Jersey, USA. He received his PhD in International Relations with specialization in Middle East Studies from Rutgers University.

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