Advisory Board Member, David Cortright is the director of policy studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and special advisor for policy Studies at the Keough School of Global Affairs. He also is chair of the Board of the Fourth Freedom Forum. Cortright is director of the Kroc Institute’s Peace Accords Matrix project, the largest existing collection of implementation data on intrastate peace agreements. He is the author or co-editor of 19 books, including Civil Society, Peace and Power (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016), and Drones and the Future of Armed Conflict (University of Chicago, 2015). He also is the editor of Peace Policy, an online journal published by the Kroc Institute.



Truth Seekers: Voices of Peace and Nonviolence (Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, forthcoming)

Governance for Peace: How Inclusive, Participatory and Accountable Institutions Promote Peace and Prosperity, co-authored with Conor Seyle and Kristin Wall, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017).

Ending Obama’s War: Responsible Military Withdrawal from Afghanistan (Boulder, CO: Paradigm 2011).


David Cortright