Marc Gopin

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Marc Gopin "is James H. Laue Professor of World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution, and he is the Director of the Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution at George Mason University's Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution. Dr. Gopin has lectured on conflict resolution in Switzerland, Ireland, India, Italy, and Israel, as well as at Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Princeton, and numerous other academic institutions. He has trained thousands of people worldwide in peacemaking strategies for complex conflicts in which religion and culture play a role. He conducts research on values dilemmas as they apply to international problems of globalization, clash of cultures, development, social justice and conflict. Dr. Gopin has engaged in back channel diplomacy with religious, political and military figures on both sides of conflicts, especially in the Arab-Israeli conflict. Dr. Gopin was ordained as a rabbi at Yeshiva University in 1983 and received a Ph.D. in religious ethics from Brandeis University in 1993." [1]

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  1. Marc Gopin, U.S.-Muslim Engagement Project, accessed January 2, 2009.
  2. Leadership Group, U.S.-Muslim Engagement Project, accessed January 2, 2009.
  3. Multi-Faith Advisory Board, Council on Faith and International Affairs, accessed January 30, 2009.