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Stellan Vinthagen profiled in Waging Nonviolence and Truthout

Stellan Vinthagen

Stellan Vinthagen was profiled as Head of the first university initiative on Civil Resistance in both Waging Nonviolence and Truthout. 

With parents who were Gandhian vegetarians and a grandfather who was sent to military prison during World War II for helping Jews enter Sweden, Stellan Vinthagen has nonviolent resistance in his blood.

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Katya Migacheva accepted a position with the RAND Corporation

Katya Migacheva

Graduate Katya Migacheva recently accepted a position with the RAND Corporation (http://www.rand.org), where she now serves as an Associate Behavioral and Social Scientist. At RAND, Katya hopes to combine her expertise in both science and policy and to continue and expand her work on societies in transition and relations between racial, ethnic, and national groups.

Are war and violence inevitable? Political psychologists argue for the importance of peace research in Headlines and Global News

Rebel army soldier in Syria (Photo : Reuters)

Political psychologists Bernhard Leidner, Brian Lickel and Linda Tropp at the University of Massachusetts Amherst argue that war and violent conflict is not an inevitable component of human nature, having written a special new piece on "peace psychology" that urges people to overturn the widespread belief.

Ervin Staub gave a talk at a 20th commemoration of the Rwandan genocide in Tokyo

Ervin Staub, Laurie Anne Perlman, former foreign minister and current Rwandan Ambassador to Tokyo Charles Murigande, and his wife Rosette.

Dr. Ervin Staub and his wife Laurie Anne Pearlman, a clinical psychologist and his collaborator on projects to promote reconciliation in Rwanda since 1999, gave talks  at a 20th commemoration of the Rwandan genocide in Tokyo on May 25, 2014, here pictured  with former foreign minister and current Rwandan Ambassador to Tokyo Charles Murigande, and his wife Rosette.

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