Louis Kriesberg

Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Syracuse University

Louis Kriesberg (Ph.D. 1953, University of Chicago) is Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Maxwell Professor Emeritus of Social Conflict Studies, and founding director of the Program on the Analysis and Resolution of Conflicts (1986–1994), all at Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. In addition to more than 160 book chapters and articles, his published books include: "Realizing Peace: A Constructive Conflict Approach" (2015), "Louis Kriesberg: Pioneer in Peace and Constructive Conflict Resolution Studies" (Springer, 2016); "Constructive Conflicts," 5th ed., (2017) co-authored with Bruce W. Dayton, "Perspectives on Waging Conflicts Constructively" (co-ed., 2017), "Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding" (co-ed, 2009), "International Conflict Resolution" (1992), "Timing the De-Escalation of International Conflicts" (co-ed., 1991), "Intractable Conflicts and Their Transformation" (co-ed., 1989), "Social Conflicts" (1973, 1982), "Social Inequality" (1979), "Mothers in Poverty" (1970), "Social Processes in International Relations" (ed., 1968), and "Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change" (ed., Vols. 1-14, 1978-1992). He was president of the Society for the Study of Social Problems (1983–1984), and he lectures and consults regarding conflict resolution, security issues, and peace studies.