Lisa Schirch

Lisa Schirch is senior research fellow for the Toda Peace Institute, senior fellow with the Alliance for Peacebuilding and a visiting scholar at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution. She taught in the Conflict Transformation Program at Eastern Mennonite University for 23 years. She is a member of Shalom Mennonite Church in Harrisonburg, Va. She welcomes feedback on this article at

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