Aaron Stanley is on the International Peace and Security team at Carnegie Corporation of New York. At Carnegie Corporation of New York, he focuses on the Peacebuilding in Africa portfolio. Prior to joining the Corporation, he managed peacebuilding and conflict resolution projects in Somalia for Finn Church Aid. He received his Master of Science in Violence, Conflict and Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and a Bachelor of Arts from Boston University. The views expressed do not necessarily represent the opinions of the Corporation.

Viewpoint | August 11, 2017

Peacebuilding and the Academy in Africa

It is becoming increasingly clear that the effectiveness of peacebuilding in Africa is intertwined with the health of African higher education. Long-term peace in Africa will not be possible without greater African involvement, but African contributions will only be successful when they are grounded in strong research. In May 2017, Carnegie Corporation of New York […]

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