Jake Lynch is Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Sydney. He is a former professional journalist, having worked as a Political Correspondent for Sky News and the Sydney Correspondent for the London Independent newspaper. He was also a reporter and presenter for BBC World TV, for which he presented over a thousand half-hour news bulletins.
His main research interest is in Peace Journalism. He is the author of several books, and numerous scholarly articles and book chapters, on the subject; as well as innumerable articles in public media on issues of peace and conflict. He is Secretary General of the International Peace Research Association.
Secretary General, International Peace Research Association (elected 2010)