Scientific Advisory Board

The Scientific Advisory Board supports swisspeace in developing and formulating its research strategies. It also oversees and advises on swisspeace's research activities.


Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen
holds the Friedrich Schiedel Endowed Chair in the Sociology of Science and is Director of the Munich Center for Technology in Society at the Technische Universität München (TUM).


Eileen F. Babbitt, PhD
is Professor of International Conflict Management Practice and Director of the Institute for Human Security at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.

Prof. Dr. Lars-Erik Cederman
is Professor for International Conflict Research and research team leader at the Center for Comparative and International Studies of the ETH and the University of Zurich.

Philippe LeBillon
is Professor at the Liu Institute for Global Issues and Department of Geography of the University of British Colombia, and a Fulbright Chair at Berkeley.

Roger Mac Ginty
is Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Manchester. He works on two major projects: Making Peacekeeping Data Work, and Everyday Peace Indicators.

Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dieter Wolf
is Professor for International Relations at the Institute for Political Sciences of the Technical University Darmstadt, research team leader at the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt (PRIF) and chairman of the German Association for Political Science.