Elham Atashi

Dr. Elham Atashi is the Director and Teaching Professor in the Justice and Peace Studies Program (JUPS).

She has published on issues relating to peace processes, peace negotiations, conflict transformation, peacebuilding, restorative 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 past violence, atrocities, human rights abuses, and historical injustices. Dr. Atashi also works extensively as a conflict resolution practitioner for several organizations providing support in transformative local community truth-telling, justice, and peace-building initiatives. She is a trained mediator and dialogue facilitator who specializes in developing and implementing programs for groups in conflict and has worked extensively with youth and educators from Israel-Palestine, Northern Ireland, Afghanistan, India, and Pakistan.