Kevin P. Clements
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Professor Kevin P. Clements is the Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Otago, New Zealand. He was formerly Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies and Foundation Director of the Australian Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (ACPACS) at the University of Queensland. He has also been Secretary General of the International Peace Research Association since January 2009. Clements also serves as the Secretary-General of the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research.
- Visiting Professor, Centre for the Analysis and Resolution of Conflict, University of Kent at Canterbury and Visiting Professor, PRIME, Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo Japan 2015-2016
- Secretary General of International Alert
- Board of the European Centre for Conflict Prevention and President of the European Peacebuilding Liaison Office in Brussels.
- Vernon and Minnie Lynch Chair of Conflict Resolution at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University, USA 1994-2000, and Director of the Institute from 1994-1999.
- Director of the Quaker United Nations Office in Geneva and
- Head of the Peace Research Centre at the Australian National University in Canberra .
- visiting or permanent academic positions at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, Oxford, the University of Hong Kong, the University of Canterbury, the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies at the National University of Singapore, the University of East Anglia, and the University of Colorado Boulder.
- President of the International Peace Research Association IPRA 1994-1998,
- President of the IPRA Foundation from 1995-2000
- Secretary General of the Asia-Pacific Peace Research Association (APPRA).
- Secretary-General of the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research.
Professor Clements has been a consultant to numerous organisations, and advisor to the New Zealand, Australian, British, Swedish and Dutch governments. He was a member of the New Zealand Government’s Defence Committee of Enquiry in 1985
He has written or edited 7 books and over 170 chapters /articles