Remembering Elise Boulding

Elise Boulding, 89, a sociologist who was instrumental in establishing peace studies and conflict resolution as an academic discipline, died June 24 of complications from Alzheimer’s disease at a nursing home in Needham, Mass.

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Elise Boulding will continue to be an inspiration to all the peace educators, researchers, and builders in the world.  Her commitment and advancement of the field has put the study of peace on the map in monumental ways and the ripples of those efforts continue to expand.

If you are not familiar with Boulding’s work, be sure to check out one of her more famous books, Cultures of Peace: The Hidden Side of History.

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