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Nigel Young was Cooley Research Professor in Peace Studies and Director of the Peace Studies Program at Colgate University from 1984-2004. Nigel is currently Research Professor in Peace Studies at Colgate University, New York. He holds a BA and MA in Modern History from Oxford University and a PhD from the University of California at Berkeley in International Studies. Nigel has held several prior university positions including reader and deputy head of school of peace studies at the University of Bradford (1973-1983) and lecturer in political science at the University of Birmingham (1968-1973). He also was a senior research fellow at the International Peace Research Institute in Oslo, Norway (1981, 1983 and 1984). Nigel was a founding member of CND (1958) and CND London Region Organizer (1962-1964).

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Peace -- Encyclopedias.
Peace -- Study and teaching -- Encyclopedias.
War -- Encyclopedias.
War and society -- Encyclopedias.
Conflict (Psychology) -- Encyclopedias.
Social conflict -- Encyclopedias.
Conflict management -- Encyclopedias.
Peace-building -- Encyclopedias.