Pamela Aall is a Senior Advisor for conflict prevention and management at the U.S. Institute of Peace and a senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). Before this, she was founding Provost of the Institute’s Academy for International Conflict Management and Peacebuilding. 

Pamela has also worked at the Rockefeller Foundation, the European Cultural Foundation, and the International Council for Educational Development. In 2014, she was named the Sharkey Scholar at Seton Hall University. Pamela serves as Chairperson of the Board of Directors for the International Peace & Security Institute. 

Pamela’s research interests include mediation, non-official organizations, civil-military relations, education and training, and education’s role in exacerbating conflict or promoting reconciliation.  

 Pamela has co-authored and co-edited several books, most recently Rewiring Regional Security in a Fragmented World (2011) and Managing Conflict in a World Adrift (2015) with Chester Crocker and Fen Hampson.