Jared O. Bell
Dr. Jared Bell is a scholar activist based at the International University of Sarajevo. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Duquesne University in International Relations and Theology, a Master of Science Degree from the University of Baltimore in Negotiation and Conflict Management, and a PhD from Nova Southeastern University in Conflict Analysis and Resolution with a focus in International Peace and conflict. During his doctoral studies, he focused his research on peace building, transitional justice, and human rights. In addition to his formal education, Dr. Bell has also studied and received training at the Al Akhawayn University in Infrane, Morocco, the Universities of Groningen and Rijeka’s Summer School in Cres, Croatia on “Transitional Justice and the Politics of Memory”, the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratization’s Venice Academy of Human Rights, and the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights studies. He has also worked with various human rights, peace building, and development projects with a variety of organizations ranging from the United Nations Development Programme to the American Red Cross and the Maryland Office of Refugees and Asylees. Dr. Bell has also written and presented on a number of topics related to international affairs, transitional justice, and human rights across the United States and abroad. He is currently a member of the US Human Right’s Network where he serves a Co-Chair of the Domestic Implementation Working Group, a member of the Delta Epsilon Iota Honor Society , the International Network of Genocide Scholars , the European Consortium for Political Research, and also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Interdisciplinary Conflict Science as well as peer reviewer for the International Journal of Corporate Strategy and Social Responsibility.