Emeritus Professor Tom Woodhouse has worked in Peace Studies since 1974, when he was appointed as Research Assistant to Professor Adam Curle. He developed the first conflict resolution teaching and research activities at Bradford University in the department during the mid 1980s, and in 1990 he initiated the Centre for Conflict Resolution, serving as the founding director of the Centre between 1990 and 2000. In March 1999 he was appointed to a personal chair and took the title of Professor of Conflict Resolution (Adam Curle Chair). He also has Honorary Visiting positions at University Ramon Llul Barcelona and Chulalongkorn University Bangkok, and is a member of the Council of the Conflict Research Society UK. Tom’s current interest include sport as a means for inspiring peace, social inclusion and conflict resolution, and positive peace
Michael Fryer has been working in the field of peace education, conflict transformation and peacebuilding since 1996. He received his MA in Conflict Resolution at the Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford, UK in 2001-02 and is now on the faculty at the Kroc School of Peace Studies, University of San Diego, USA. He has a great deal of experience designing and facilitating training workshops and researching innovative and creative practice in the peacebuilding field that support learning and encourage resilience in those trying to make the world a more peaceful place. Michael regularly presents at the Rotary Peace Centre at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand which includes sharing his knowledge and experience on positive peace.