Dr. Elham Atashi is the Co-Director and Associate Teaching Professor in the Justice and Peace Studies Program.


She has published on issues relating to peace processes, peace negotiations, conflict transformation, peacebuilding, transitional justice and reconciliation. She serves on the editorial board of the African Peace and Conflict Journal and has been on a consultative body of several organizations developing mechanisms for dealing with the legacy of the past atrocities and historical injustices. Dr. Atashi also works extensively as a practitioner for several organizations providing support in transformative local community truth telling, reconciliation, justice and peace building initiatives. She specializes in dialogue facilitation, mediation and in developing and implementing conflict resolution programs for youth and educators from Israel-Palestine, Northern Ireland, Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan. She also works extensively with migrant and refugee youth communities and in developing peace education curriculum.