George A. Lopez

Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies; Keough School of Global Affairs


The Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies

  • Peace studies
  • Economic sanctions
  • Repression and human rights violations
  • Ethics and the use of force



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Sunset for U.N. Sanctions?

“In my time, it was clear our young Chinese colleague was always bleary-eyed and tired because after a hard day of work on the panel, he was back on the phone at night with the Chinese authorities getting instructions,” said George Lopez, a professor emeritus at Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute who served on the North Korea panel in 2010 and 2011. 

Fact-checking Psaki's claim that there 'have not been sanctions put in place' on foreign leaders even in recent past

George Lopez, a University of Notre Dame professor who previously sat on a United Nations expert panel for monitoring and implementing sanctions on North Korea, interpreted Psaki's claim more generously than Hufbauer and Beck did.

How Will The Biden White House Tackle Foreign Policy, Diplomacy In The Wake Of Trump's 'America First' Agenda?

George Lopez, Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at Notre Dame.

Joe Biden and new administration could restore economic sanctions

George Lopez is professor emeritus and a founding member with the Kroc Institute of International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame and is a nonresident fellow with the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft.

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