Elizabeth H. Prodromou

Visiting Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution


Elizabeth H. Prodromou is Visiting Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution at The Fletcher School, Tufts University, where she teaches in the Program in International Negotiation and Conflict Resolution. She is Co-Chair of the new Study Group on the Eastern Mediterranean and Europe at Harvard University’s Center for European Studies (CES). Prodromou served in a U.S. diplomatic appointment (2004-2012), as Vice Chair and Commissioner on the US Commission on International Religious Freedom; since 2011, she is a member of the US Secretary of State’s Religion & Foreign Policy Working Group. Her scholarship deals with questions of religion, security, and democracy, with particular focus on Europe and the Middle East. She has edited and contributed to numerous collected works, as well as academic and policy journals, and she is a frequent contributor and commentator in U.S. and international media outlets. Prodromou has been invited as an expert consultant to Transatlantic government and civil society groups on religion, conflict transformation, and democratization. She holds a PhD and an M.S. in political science from MIT, a MALD from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and a B.A. in international relations and history from Tufts University.

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