United States Institute of Peace



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

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

Board of Directors:

Public Members:

Chairman Chester A. Crocker

Vice Chairman Seymour Martin Lipset

Members Betty F. Bumpers, Holly J. Burkhalter, Marc E. Leland, Mora L. McLean, Maria Otero, Barbara W. Snelling, Harriet M. Zimmerman, (3 vacancies)

Ex officio:

Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Lorne W. Craner

Human Rights, and Labor

President, National Defense University Paul G. Gaffney II

Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Douglas J. Feith

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


President Richard H. Solomon

Executive Vice President Harriet Hentges

Vice President Charles E. Nelson

Chief Financial Officer (vacancy)

Director, Education Program Pamela Aall

Director, Grants Program Judith M. Barsalow

Director, Jeannette Rankin Library Program Margarita S. Studemeister

Director, Jennings Randolph Fellowship Program Joseph A. Klaits

for International Peace

Director, Research and Studies Program Paul B. Stares

Director, Rule of Law Program Neil J. Kritz

Director, Training Program George F. Ward

Director, Balkans Initiative Daniel P. Serwer

Director, Religion and Peacemaking Initiative David R. Smock

Director, Special Initiative on the Muslim World Richard D. Kauzlarich

Co-Directors, Virtual Diplomacy Initiative Sheryl A. Brown, Margarita S. Studemeister

Director, Office of Congressional Relations (vacancy)

Director, Office of Publications Daniel R. Snodderly

Director, Office of Public Outreach John H. Brinkley


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...

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