David Anderson Hooker

Professor of Practice of Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding
Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
University of Notre Dame

David Anderson Hooker is Professor of the Practice of Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame.  He is also a mediator and peace builder with over 30 years of experience including serving as Senior Program Associate for the National Institute for Dispute Resolution (NIDR) in Washington, DC and Senior Fellow for Community Engagement Strategies at the JW Fanning Institute for Leadership Development at the University of Georgia.  Hooker is a PhD graduate of Tilburg University in the Netherlands, a graduate of Emory University's School of Law (J.D.) and Emory University's Candler School of Theology (M.Div) and a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta Georgia. Mr. Hooker's work has taken him to Bosnia, Croatia, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, South Sudan, Myanmar (Burma), Kenya, Uganda, and Cuba.  He is the author of The Little Book of Transformative Community Conferencing (2016) and co-author of Transforming Historical Harms(2012). Hooker's primary interest is in conscious and unconscious impacts of narratives in the creation, understanding, and resolution of conflict. 

To learn more about David and his work, please visit: 
http://kroc.nd.edu/facultystaff/faculty/david-hooker http://www.taosinstitute.net/david-anderson-hooker

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