Organization | Peace Science Society (International)


The Peace Science Society is an independent, non-profit organization supervised by a Council of officers elected from and by the membership. These include President, President-Elect, and eight Councilors. Elections are held on an annual basis. The day to day affairs of the Society are managed by the Executive Director together with an Executive/Editorial committee. Business meetings take place at designated annual conferences of the Society.

Executive Director

Idean Salehyan, University of North Texas

Deputy Director

Jaqueline DeMeritt, University of North Texas


Erica Chenoweth, Harvard University

President Elect, Mark Crescenzi, UNC - Chapel Hill


Burcu Savun, University of Pittsburgh

Directors of Online Colloquium

Bradley Smith, Vanderbilt University

Chelsea Estancona, University of South Carolina


  • Aila Matanock, University of California, Berkeley
  • Danielle Jung, Emory University
  • Kanisha Bond, Binghamton University
  • Reşat Bayer, Koç University
  • Chad Clay, University of Georgia
  • Cyanne Loyle, Pennsylvania State University
  • Sabine Carey, University of Mannheim
  • Carla Martinez Machain, SUNY - Buffalo

Conduct Committee Chair

Caroline Hartzell, Gettysburg College