Vamik D. Volkan

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Vamik D. Volkan "is an emeritus professor of psychiatry at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia, the Senior Erik Erikson Scholar at the Austen Riggs Center in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, and a past president of the International Society of Political Psychology. For nearly three decades, Dr. Volkan has led interdisciplinary teams to various trouble spots around the world and has brought high-level 'enemy' representatives together for years-long unofficial dialogues. His work in the field has resulted in his developing new theories about large-group behavior in times of peace and war. He has authored or coauthored more than thirty books and has edited or co-edited ten more. Dr. Volkan was nominated three times for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2005, 2006 and 2007." [1]

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  1. Vamik D. Volkan, OCDE, accessed July 8, 2007.