Global Educational Team – Dr. Ingrid Sandole-Staroste


Dr. Ingrid Sandole-Staroste

Ingrid Sandole-Staroste received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the
University of Virginia in 2000, and was a Visiting Research Fellow at the International Gender Studies Centre (IGS), Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford, Oxford, England in 2006.
She teaches in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and the Women and Gender Studies Program at George Mason University.  Her research focuses on the importance of gender in building just and sustainable peace and inclusive security in transitioning/post-conflict societies, and the leadership roles – political, economic, religious, and cultural – that women assume to achieve those goals.
She recently spoke to the International Affairs Forum, Traverse City, MI. on “Germany: Chancellor Merkel’s High Stakes Gamble,”

Her publications include:

  1. Handbook of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, coedited with Dennis Sandole, Sean Byrne, and Jessica Senehi. London and New York: Routledge, 2009.
  2. Women in Transition:  Between Socialism and Capitalism.  Westport, Connecticut and London:  Praeger, 2002.
  3. Conflict Management and Problem Solving: Interpersonal to International Applications, coedited with Dennis J.D. Sandole.  London:  Frances Pinter Publishers, and New York:  New York University Press, 1987.
 Selected articles/book chapters 
  1. “Peacebuilding in Fragile African States:  The Case for Private Sector Involvement.” Co-authored with Dennis J.D. Sandole.  Conflict Trends, vol. 3 (2014).
  2. “Revisiting the Link between Feminist and Human Needs Theories in Conflict Resolution.”  In Beyond Basic Needs: Linking Theory and Practice, Kevin Avruch and Christopher Mitchell (eds.).  London and New York:  Routledge, 2013.
  3.  “Gender Mainstreaming”: An Essential Tool in Conflict Analysis and Resolution.” In Handbook of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Dennis J.D. Sandole, Sean Byrne, Ingrid Sandole-Staroste, and Jessica Senehi (eds.). Routledge , 2009.