Zheng Wang, Ph.D.
Professor Wang specializes in identity-based conflicts, nationalism, cross-cultural negotiation and maritime security. He is also a Global Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson Center, a Fellow of the International Security Program at New America, and a member of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations (NCUSCR). He received his Ph.D. from the George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution and an MPhil in Peace Studies from the University of Bradford (U.K.).
Joseph Huddleston, Ph.D
Research Design Advisor
Professor Huddleston specializes in Middle Eastern politics, intrastate conflict, and research design. Read more.
Hussein Ibrahim (part-time)
Hussein focuses on peace building and south empowerment programs in the MENA region. Read more.
Director of Peacebuilding and Statebuilding in MENA
Professor Wood has spent 14 years working internationally in violent settings to promote conflict resolution and transformation. His work involves local mediation, support for political processes and international facilitation. He is a recognized expert in community safety and justice, stabilization and conflict sensitivity. He is the founder of Peaceful Change Initiative, an international peacebuilding charity.
Pallavi, a veteran journalist and editor with a master's degree in international relations, provides administrative support to the Asia Pacific and U.S. -China Relations Program.
Maria T Gonzalez Esquivel
Finance and Administration Coordinator
Maria has over 7 years of professional experience in the financial sector. Read more.
Sushant is part of the Center's Peacebuilding and Statebuilding in MENA team. He manages the 'Enhanced Coexistence and Peace Capacity in Yemen through Economic Action' project.
Kyle L Jensen
Pariwish F Abbasi
Marketing and Project Assistant
Zahraa R Alribeawi
Margarita Balmaceda, Ph.D.
Fredline M'Cormack-Hale, Ph.D.
Assefaw Bariagaber, Ph.D.
Sara Bjerg Moller, Ph.D.
Philip Moremen, J.D., Ph.D.
Ann Marie Murphy, Ph.D.