Director of the Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution

Radha Kumar is the director of the Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution at Jamia Millia University. She is also a trustee of the Delhi Policy Group, where she runs the Peace and Conflict Programme, which aims to stimulate thinking on how to make a lasting peace. Formerly Senior Fellow in Peace and Conflict Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York (1999-2003), Professor Kumar has also been Executive Director of the Helsinki Citizen’s Assembly in Prague (1992-1994) and an Associate Fellow at the Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University (1996-1998). She serves on advisory groups for important Indian institutions, such as the India International Centre.