United States Institute of Peace



Suite 200, 1200 Seventeenth Street NW., Washington, DC 20036-3011

Phone, 202-457-1700. Fax, 202-429-6063. Internet, http://www.usip.org.

Board of Directors:

Public Members:

Chairman J. Robinson West

Vice Chairman Maria Otero

Members Betty F. Bumpers, Holly J. Burkhalter, Chester A. Crocker, Laurie S. Fulton, Charles Horner, Seymour Martin Lipset, Mora L. McLean, Barbara W. Snelling, (2 vacancies)

Ex officio:

Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Barry F. Lowenkron

Human Rights, and Labor

President, National Defense University Michael M. Dunn

Under Secretary of Defense for International Peter W. Rodman

Security Affairs

President, U.S. Institute of Peace Richard H. Solomon


President Richard H. Solomon

Vice President, Management Patricia Thomson

Senior Counselor/Vice President for Headquarters Charles E. Nelson


Vice President, Education Program Pamela Aall

Vice President, Grants and Fellowships Judith M. Barsalow

Director, Jeannette Rankin Library Program (vacancy)

Director, Jennings Randolph Fellowship Program (vacancy)

for International Peace

Vice President for the Center for Conflict Paul B. Stares

Analysis and Prevention

Associate Vice President, Rule of Law Neil J. Kritz

Vice President, Professional Training Program Michael Lekson

Vice President, Center for Postconflict Daniel P. Serwer


Vice President, Center for Mediation and David R. Smock

Conflict Resolution

Director, Virtual Diplomacy Initiative (vacancy)

Director, Office of Public Affairs and Pamela Keeton


Director, Office of Publications (vacancy)


The United States Institute of Peace promotes research, policy analysis, education, and training on international peace and conflict resolution.

The United States Institute of Peace is an independent Federal institution created and funded by Congress to develop and disseminate knowledge about international peace and conflict resolution. The Institute addresses this mandate in three principal ways:

--by expanding basic and applied knowledge about the origins, nature, and processes of peace and war, encompassing the widest spectrum of approaches and insights;

--by disseminating this knowledge to officials, policymakers, diplomats, and others engaged in efforts to promote international peace; and

--by supporting education and training programs and providing information for secondary...

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