Eli S. McCarthy

Instructor at Georgetown University in Justice and Peace Studies; Director of Justice and Peace with the Conference of Superiors of Men

Eli McCarthy, Ph.D. is the Director of Justice and Peace for the Conference of Major Superiors of Men, which is the leadership conference of all the U.S. Catholic men’s religious orders. He also teaches at Georgetown University in Justice and Peace Studies. Eli has published a book called “Becoming Nonviolent Peacemakers: A Virtue Ethic for Catholic Social Teaching and U.S. Policy,” (2012) along with numerous academic journal articles such as “Summoning the Church: Turn to JustPeace,” "A Justpeace Response to Syria," "Truth and Reconciliation Commissions: Toward a More Just U.S. Society," and "Will You Really Protect Us Without a Gun?: Unarmed Civilian Peacekeeping in the U.S." He has been formed by multiple trips to Haiti working with the poor, working with the homeless in Boston and DC, and non-partisan monitoring of the Palestinian Elections in 2006 with the Nonviolent Peaceforce. Eli also participates in the DC Peace Team offering nonviolent conflict intervention and restorative justice training, peace education, and street monitoring.