David Cortright and Peace Research Services

David Cortright is the director of the Global Policy Initiative, special advisor for policy studies, and professor emeritus of the practice at the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. He also is chair of the Board of the Fourth Freedom Forum. Previously, Cortright was the director of policy studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and director of the 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.