[United States Government Manual]
[May 30, 1997]
[Pages 734-736]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office, www.gpo.gov]




UNITED STATES INSTITUTE OF PEACE

1550 M Street NW., Washington, DC 20005-1708
Phone, 202-457-1700. Fax, 202-429-6063

Board of Directors:                                 

Public Members:                                     

Chairman                                          Chester A. Crocker
Vice Chairman                                     Max M. Kampelman

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Members                                           Dennis L. Bark, 
                                                          Theodore M. 
                                                          Hesburgh, 
                                                          Seymour Martin 
                                                          Lipset, 
                                                          Christopher 
                                                          Phillips, Mary 
                                                          Louise Smith, 
                                                          W. Scott 
                                                          Thompson, 
                                                          Allen 
                                                          Weinstein, 
                                                          Harriet 
                                                          Zimmerman
Ex officio:                                         

Deputy Director, U.S. Arms Control and            Ralph Earle II
        Disarmament Agency
Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence     Toby Trister Gati
        and Research
President, National Defense University            Lt. Gen. Ervin J. 
                                                          Rokke, USAF
Under Secretary of Defense for Policy             Walter B. Slocombe

Officials:                                          

President                                         Richard H. Solomon
Executive Vice President                          Harriet Hentges
Vice President                                    Charles E. Nelson
Director, Education and Training                  Peter Schoettle
Director, Research and Studies                    Stanley O. Roth
Director, Grants Program                          David R. Smock
Director, Jennings Randolph Fellowship Program    Joseph L. Klaits
        for International Peace
Director, Jeannette Rankin Library Program        Margarita Studemeister
Director, Administration                          Bernice J. Carney
Director, Office of Communications                Sheryl Brown
Director, Rule of Law Initiative                  Neil J. Kritz
Senior Scholar for Religion, Ethics, and Human    David Little
        Rights

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The United States Institute of Peace was established to promote 
research, policy analysis, education, and training on international 
peace and conflict resolution.

The United States Institute of Peace is an independent Federal 
institution created and funded by Congress to develop and disseminate 
knowledge about international peace and conflict resolution. The 
Institute addresses this mandate in three principal ways:
    --by expanding basic and applied knowledge about the origins, 
nature, and processes of peace and war, encompassing the widest spectrum 
of approaches and insights;
    --by disseminating this knowledge to officials, policymakers, 
diplomats, and others engaged in efforts to promote international peace; 
and
    --by supporting education and training programs and providing 
information for secondary and university-level teachers and students and 
the general public.
    The Institute's primary activities are grantmaking, fellowships, in-
house research projects, public education and outreach activities, 
publications, and library services.
    The Grants Program provides financial support for research, 
information services, education, and training. Eligible grantees include 
nonprofit organizations; official public institutions, such as public 
schools, colleges, universities, libraries, and State and local 
agencies; and individuals.
    The Jennings Randolph Program for International Peace provides 
fellowships to scholars, doctoral candidates, practitioners, and other 
professionals to undertake research and other appropriate forms of work 
on issues of international peace and the management of international 
conflicts. The Research and Studies Program conducts conferences, 
seminars, and study groups on issues of short- and long-term 
significance.

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    The Jeannette Rankin Library Program has four main components: a 
specialized research library; a network with and support for other 
libraries, both private and public; an oral history resource; and 
bibliographic as well as other data bases.
    The Office of Communications fulfills requests for speakers and 
media services, answers general inquiries, and conducts outreach 
programs in Washington, DC, and elsewhere. Institute-directed activities 
under the Education and Training Program include educational video 
programs, teacher training projects, and a National Peace Essay Contest 
for high school students. Institute publications include the Biennial 
Report to Congress and the President; a newsletter, Peace Watch; 
periodic papers on selected topics, Peaceworks; and monographs, books, 
and special reports generated from Institute-sponsored projects.

Sources of Information

Electronic access to the Institute is available through the Internet, at 
http://www.usip.org/.

For further information, contact the Office of Communications, United 
States Institute of Peace, Suite 700, 1550 M Street NW., Washington, DC 
20005-1708. Phone, 202-457-1700.