Jonathan (Jon) Rudy is currently working as the Peacemaker-in-Residence for Elizabethtown College in the USA. He is also the Senior Advisor for Human Security at the Alliance for Peacebuilding. For 30 years, he has worked shoulder to shoulder with communities seeking to transform conflict, serving in more than 30 countries in Africa, Asia and North America. He has provided program support in strategic peacebuilding, training, and advocacy for nonviolent change. His current projects include teaching short courses in peacebuilding at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Hargeisa in Somaliland and exploring the role of intention and imagination in conflict transformation. Jon is a 2001 graduate of Eastern Mennonite Seminary and University in the USA with an MA in Religion and a Graduate Certificate in Conflict Transformation. He has a teaching for higher education Graduate Certificate, is on the Fulbright Roster of Specialists and is a UNDP pre-approved consultant on the ExPres roster. He has taught at MPI since 2002.