Research to Action Webinar: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions to Support Thriving Economies

George Mason University’s Institute for a Sustainable Earth and the Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution are co-hosting a research to action webinar on Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions for Thriving Economies. The lack of peace, justice, and strong institutions undermines the stability of society, increases the prevalence of violence and crime, perpetuates violations of civil rights and liberties, and leads to internal displacement and mass migration that can destabilize the global community and destroy economies.

This webinar will address issues such as peace and conflict resolution mechanisms, good governance, the rule of law, judicial and administrative systems, and transparent and accountable public institutions. In doing so, speakers will highlight how they connect research to action and shed light on the institutional frameworks, inclusive decision-making, and participatory processes required for fostering representative, responsive, and inclusive societies and strong economies.


  • Karina Korostelina, Professor of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution.


  • Cher Chen, Associate Professor, School of Integrative Studies, College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Bridget Moix, US Executive Director, Peace Direct.
  • Alpaslan Özerdem, Dean, Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution.
  • Branka Panic, Founder, AI for Peace.