John Paul Lederach

John Paul Lederach

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Professor of International Peacebuilding

Office: 337 Hesburgh Center for International Studies
Phone: 574-631-6970
Email: jplbus@gmail.com

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Areas of Expertise

Peacebuilding, conflict resolution, conciliation

For nearly 30 years, John Paul Lederach, who is recognized for his pioneering work on conflict transformation, has traveled to areas of the world where conflict is a way of life to provide conciliation training and direct mediation. He is involved in conciliation work in Colombia, the Philippines, Nepal and Tajikistan, as well as countries in East and West Africa and has helped design and conduct training programs in 25 countries across five continents. He is the author of “The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace,” “The Journey Toward Reconciliation,” “Building Peace: Sustainable Reconciliation in Divided Societies” and “Preparing for Peace: Confliction Transformation Across Cultures.”

VIDEOS

John Paul Lederach explores the evolution of the field from ‘simple’ conflict resolution to state-of-the-art strategic peacebuilding.

Fighting for Peace

ND NEWSWIRE ARTICLES

Building peace in Colombia

Legal scholar publishes research on Shariah in America

Peace builders share work and wisdom with apprentices worldwide

Lighting the path to peace in Colombia

Nicaraguan university honors Kroc professor

Kroc scholar is author of new book on peace building

IN THE NEWS

Chronicle of Higher Education—The Peace Professor

Christian Science Monitor—Conflict negotiator and writer John Paul Lederach has spent decades seeking new paths to peace