Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Wed 06 Sep - Wed 13 Sep, 2000
(Session 382)

no photo available Susan Collin Marks (Faculty)

Country/Region: United Kingdom

Search for Common Ground

Biography:
Susan COLLIN MARKS is executive vice president of Search for Common Ground, a nonprofit nongovernmental organization working in conflict resolution internationally. Based in Washington, DC, Search for Common Ground has offices in the Middle East, the Balkans, Africa, Europe, and the former Soviet Union. Ms. Collin Marks is co-founder and board chair of The Coexistence Initiative, executive board member of Women in International Security, and senior associate of the International Conflict Resolution Program at Columbia University. Ms. Collin Marks worked as a conflict resolution practitioner and peacemaker during South Africa's transition from apartheid to democracy under the auspices of the National Peace Accord, which intervened in crises and mediated conflicts on a daily basis. In 1992, she founded the ongoing quarterly publication on community and political conflict resolution, Track Two. Ms. Collin Marks was awarded a Jennings Randolph Peace Fellowship at the United States Institute of Peace. She received her M.A. in international relations from the University of Kent at Canterbury, United Kingdom. Ms. Collin Marks was a faculty member at Salzburg Seminar Session 382, Youth and Civic Participation: Models for Engagement, 2000.