Susan Allen Nan
Susan Allen Nan "is a scholar-practitioner of conflict resolution. Her main focus is on intermediary roles and coordination amongst intermediaries. She also works on evaluation of conflict resolution initiatives, and community conflict resolution approaches. She has engaged long-term in conflict resolution in Eurasia, as well as contributing to a variety of conflict resolution initiatives in Eastern Europe, the Caribbean, South America, and Africa.
"Susan Allen Nan joined the ICAR [Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution] core faculty in 2005 after two years teaching International Peace and Conflict Resolution as Assistant Professor at the School of International Service at American University. This was a return to ICAR. Susan Allen Nan’s Ph.D. (2000) and M.S. (1995) degrees are from ICAR. Between graduate school and joining the faculty at ICAR, she co-founded and directed the Alliance for Conflict Transformation (ACT) and served as Senior Program Associate for the Conflict Resolution Program at the Carter Center in Atlanta, GA.
"Susan Allen Nan’s current research centers on coordination in conflict resolution. Her work on this topic has been supported by the US Institute of Peace (Peace Scholar award), and the William and Flora I. Hewlett Foundation, Compton Foundation, and Catalyst Fund (with ACT). Watch for the forthcoming special issue of the journal International Negotiation focused on coordination in conflict resolution, which she is editing (with Andrea Strimling).
"Susan Allen Nan serves on the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Conflict Transformation (ACT). www.conflicttransformation.org and on the Board of Directors of the Alliance for Peacebuilding, www.allianceforpeacebuilding.org."