Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney

Paul is an Honorary Research Fellow at the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Sydney and a Lecturer in English Discussion at the Center for English Discussion, Rikkyo University. His research and teaching focuses on peacebuilding, human rights, Israel-Palestine, and peacebuilding and development education through active learning. Specifically, his research covers areas of the Israel-Palestine conflict; peacebuilding; conflict resolution and Interactive Conflict Resolution (ICR); human rights; peacebuilding and development evaluation; peace journalism and communication; peacebuilding and development education through simulations, active learning and project studies; and how rights-based and relationship-based approaches to peacebuilding can be integrated within peacebuilding and development. For his research on Israel-Palestine Paul has been awarded the Isaac Roet Prize on Fostering World Peace Through a Better Distribution of World Resources, presented by the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam and Economists for Peace and Security. Paul writing and interviews have been published by a range of media outlets including the Conversation, the New York Times, United Press International, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), Sydney Morning Herald, Dominion Post, New Zealand Herald, Waikato Times, commercial and independent TV and radio, as well as the Ethics Centre and the Sydney Peace Foundation.

Experience

  • 2018–present
    Lecturer in English Discussion, Center for English Discussion Class, Rikkyo University
  • 2016–present
    Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney
  • 2017–2018
    Assistant Professor, Department of Global Innovation Studies, Toyo University
  • 2015–2016
    Visiting Scholar, Department of Peace and Conflict Studies (then named the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies), University of Sydney
  • 2009–2015
    Researcher, Assistant Facilitator and Guest Lecturer, Department of Peace and Conflict Studies (then named the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies), University of Sydney

Education

  • 2013 
    University of Sydney, Master of Letters (Peace and Conflict Studies)
  • 2003 
    University of Otago, BA (History) BSc (Psychology)

Honours

Isaac Roet Prize on Fostering World Peace Through a Better Distribution of World Resources, presented by the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Amsterdam and Economists for Peace and Security