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Jerusalem at the Millenium: The City of Unfulfilled Expectations

Conflict Resolution, Genetics, and Alchemy - The Evolution of Conflict Transmutation

The Corrymeela Community: 'The Hill of Hope' or an Illusion?

The Phenomenon of Road Rage: Complexities, Discrepancies, and Opportunities for CR Analysis

Indian Discomfort: A Key to Conflict Avoidance

Book Review: Women and Peacebuilding

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Author Biographies


R. B. Chamberlain holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from The Union Institute in Cincinnati. Specializing in the subfield of Cultural Anthropology, he has combined this with his earlier technical degrees to work in the software and engineering globalization efforts at General Electric working with partners and suppliers in numerous countries to foster integration of their culturally disparate staffs. He also does industrial consulting work in crosscultural conflict resolution through his consulting firm.

Ted Cichon has submitted a thesis for M.A. on the subject of " The Church and the Conflict in Northern Ireland: A Case for Corrymeela?" at the School of Government, University of Tasmania and intends to commence work on a doctorate at the same University. He has completed and published other studies on the Northern Irish conflict. In his previous career he was a Registered Psychiatric Nurse.

Diane D'Souza is the Associate Director (Praxis) of the Henry Martyn Institute, an International Centre for Research, Interfaith Relations and Reconciliation in Hyderabad, India.

Michael Emin Salla has a PhD in Government from the University of Queensland, Australia, and an MA in Philosophy from the University of Melbourne, Australia. He is the author of America’s Seventh Hero’s Journey and the Second American Century (under review); Islamic Radicalism, Muslim Nations and the West (Indian Ocean Center for Peace Research 1993); and is co-editer of Why The Cold War Ended (Greenvood Press, 1995)and Essays on Peace: Paradigms for a New World Order (University of Central Queensland Press, 1995). He has published over seventy articles, chapters, and book reviews on peace, ethnic conflict and conflict resolution. He is currently an Assistant Professor (1996 - 2000) in the Peace and Conflict Resolution Program, School of International Service, American University, and was previously a Lecturer (1994 - 1996) in the Department of Political Science, Australian National University. He has conducted research and fieldwork in the ethnic conflicts in East Timor, Kosovo, Macedonia, and Sri Lanka. He has organized a number of international workshops involving mid to high level participants from the conflicts, which have been funded by the US Institute of Peace and the Ford Foundation.

Salaba Sarsar, who grew up in Jerusalem, is an Associate Professor of political science and the Associate Vice President for Academic Program Initiatives at Monmouth University in New Jersey.

K. Michelle Scott is a doctoral student in Nova Southeastern University's School of Social and Systemic Studies' Dispute Resolution Program. She is also an instructor at Clark Atlanta University. She has a B.A. in Communication Arts and an M.A. in Speech Communication.

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