Peace Research Grant Awardees


Dr. Patricia Lawrence (USA)
“Social Suffering and Peacebuilding in Eastern Sri Lanka” 2003

Nagasura T. Madale (Philippines)
“Buddy Buddy for Peace” 2002

Mel Duncan

Mel Duncan (USA)
“Nonviolent Peaceforce Pilot Study” 2002

Gene Sharp (USA)
printing costs for “There Are Alternatives” 2003

John Fleming (USA)
“KIND NESS” (Elements of theater for conflict resolution) 2003

Priscilla Prutzman (USA)
“Program Evaluation: Creative Responses to Bullying and Bias” 2003

Orli Fridman (Israel)
“Breaking Dynamics of War and Violence: Conscientious Objectors and War Resisters in Serbia and Israel” 2004

Antonia Young (Great Britain)
“Northern Albanian Tribal Systems: An Historical Study of Ethnic Identity Formation and Conflict in the Shala River Valley” 2005

Talha Kose (Turkey)
“re-Negotiating Alevi Identity: Conflict and Conciliation Narratives and the Constitution of New Alevi Identity” 2006

Dawit Yehualashet (Ethiopia)
“studying Inter-Communal Peace in Ethiopia: Christian-Muslim Relations and the Suppression of Violence in Ethiopia, 1991-2005” 2006

Tony Jenkins (USA)
“Evaluating Peace Education” 2007

Rezarta Bilali (Albania)
“The Effect of Group Identity on Memories of Past Conflicts” 2008

Ibrahim Badamasi Kamara (Sierra Leone)
“Media Threats and Peace Consolidation in Sierra Leone” 2010

Maulawi Calimba (Philippines)
“Enhancing International Peace Facilitation by Communicating Peace Agenda to Grassroots Communities and Improving Social Distance” 2010

Michael Deibert

Michael Deibert (USA)
“Democratic Republic of Congo: Between Hope and Despair” 2012

Christian Pangilinan

Christian Pangilinan (Philippines)
“Prospects for Peaceful Refugee Integration in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania” 2012

Susan Nandutu (Uganda)
“A Case Study on Ending and Preventing Community and Domestic Violence against Women and Girls” 2002

Alicia Cabezudo (Argentina)
“What is the Meaning of Violent Toys?” 2002

Svetlana Luca (Moldova)
“Case Study on Conflict Evolution and Impact of International Financial Support” 2003

Muhammad Kamal Uddin (Bangladesh)
“Conflict Resolution and Peace Treaty in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh” 2003

Kimberley Dannels-Ruff, Michelle Parker, Channa Threat and Evis Vasili (USA)
“Project for Peace Building and Research in Crimea” 2003

Ofelia Bing Durante (Philippines)
“Muslim-Christian Dialogue: A case study of two communities in Zamboango City, Mindanao, Philippines” 2004

Celina Del Felice

Celina Del Felice (Argentina)
“Youth in Peace-Building: Developing Criteria to Identify Best Practices” 2004

Christopher Blattman (Canada)
“Stolen Children, Shattered Lives? A Proposal for the Child Soldier Tracking Project (CSTP): a Study of the Impact of Abduction, Soldiering and Reintegration on the Children of Sudan and Uganda” 2005

Tamás Csapody (Hungary)
“ferenc Deák and Passive Resistance” 2006

Zahid Shahab Ahmed (Pakistan)
“Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment (PCIA): The Analysis of International Development Interventions in Pakistan” 2007

Christina Lombardi (USA)
“I Ain’t Marching Anymore: Soldiers who Dissent from George Washington to John Murtha” 2008

Alice Foltz (USA)
“Towards Coexistence: Reducing Tension and Violence against Immigrants in Northern Virginia” 2009

Alayna Wool (USA)
“Collective Photographic Memory of the Surviving Achis” 2009

Yeneneh Tesfaye (Ethiopia)
“When Peace is Negotiated! The Role of Indigenous Conflict Management Institutions among Pastoral and Agro-pastoral Communities: The Case of the Afar, Issa and Ittu Ethnic groups in Eastern Ethiopia” 2010

Michael Gichia

Michael Gichia (Kenya)
“Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation in Turkana, Marsabit and Wajir Districts in Kenya” 2011

Meron Zeleke Eresso (Ethiopia)
“An “Island” of Religious Tolerane or a Hot Spot for Religious Conflicts? A Case Study of Violent Religious Conflicts in Contemporary Ethiopia” 2012

Shapiro and Arraf

Huwaida Arraf (Palestine) and Adam Shapiro (Israel)
“Freedom Summer 2002” 2002

Ursula Oswald and Bernard Lafayette (Mexico and USA)
“Processes of Non-Violence in Latin America” 2002

Karina Korestelina (Ukraine)
“Sources of Ethnic Tension in the Crimea: Instrumental vs. Primordial Approaches” 2002

Zlatko Ilic (Bosnia)
“Exploring Options for Stable Pluralism in Bosnia” 2003

Nigel Antonia Young

Nigel Young (USA)
“Cross-border Balkans Peace Trek” 2003

Karenjot Bhangoo (Canada)
“How does Religious Conflict Shape the Views of Conflict and Peacemaking in the State of Punjab?” 2004

Seema Kazi

Seema Kazi (India)
“Gender, Nationalism and Militarization in (Indian administered) Kashmir” 2005


Doga Ulas Eralp (Turkey)
“EU from a peace project to peacekeeper: EUFOR mission in Bosnia Herzegovina” 2005

Cynthia Cohen (USA)
“Community Radio, Democracy and Peace: an Action Research Collaboration” 2006

Elavie Ndura (Burundi)
“Examining the Contributions of Educational Materials and Practices to the Peace-Building Process in the African Great Lakes Region” 2006

Rafi Nets-Zehngut (Israel)
“mapping the Israeli Collective Memory of the Israeli-Arab/Palestinian Conflict” 2007

Michelle Garred (Philippines)
“Conflict Sensitivity for Multi-Faith Religious Leaders in Mindanao” 2008

Ather Zia (Kashmire)
“Spectacles of the Invisible: Enforced Disappearances in Kashmir” 2009

Amra Pandzo

Amra Pandzo (Bosnia)
“Exploring the Bosnian Spirit of Noviolent Coexistence through Oral Histories” 2011

Timothy Austin

Timothy Austin (USA)
“Peacekeeping Models in a Terror-Prone Land: The Case of Northwestern Mindanao in the Southern Philippines” 2012

Ayse Betül Çelik (Turkey)
“Imagining Peace: Perceptions of Women Members of Parliament on the Kurdish Question in Turkey” 2011

Katherine Layton

Katherine S. Layton (USA)
“Chechens” 2012