Elise Boulding

Professor of Sociology Emerita
  • 1978Fall
  • 1978Spring
  • 1979Winter

Elise M. Boulding was a Sociologist in addition to being a women’s rights and peace activist. A pioneering figure in the peace movement, Boulding was a major influence in the creation of the Peace and Conflict Studies academic discipline which analyzes conflicts and the ways humanity deals with them either violently or non-violently, always looking for a better way to dissolve conflicts. Boulding was a devout Quaker who infused her faith in her work that inspired many peace advocates across the world.

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