Ned Lazarus is a Conflict Resolution scholar, practitioner and evaluator. He has conducted evaluative studies of peacebuilding initiatives on behalf of USAID, USIP, the European Union, and the U.S. Department of State. Dr. Lazarus previously taught at George Mason University, Georgetown University, American University, the University of Malta, and the University of Massachusetts-Boston. His work has been published in Peace and Change, International Journal of Conflict Engagement and Resolution, Journal of Peacebuilding and Development, Palestine-Israel Journal, and Israel Studies Review. He received his Ph.D. from American University (2011).