Anthony J. Nocella, II, is a Social Science doctoral student at the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. He is focusing his attention on peacemaking with international and domestic revolutionaries and extremist groups, social movements, and conflict studies. He is a Graduate Assistant in the Program on the Analysis and Resolution of Conflict, Coordinator of Syracuse Social Movement Initiative, and is on the Editorial Board of the Maxwell Review. He holds a M.A. in Peacemaking and Conflict Studies and a graduate certificate in mediation from Fresno Pacific University. His interest in peacemaking with revolutionary and extremist groups has fostered relations with the American Indian Movement, Sinn Fein, Earth Liberation Front, Animal Liberation Front, FARC, and EZLN. He was involved with peacemaking in Colombia with Mennonite Central Committee and Christian Peacemaker Teams. He has taught workshops in mediation and tactical analysis, and has assisted in a number of legal committees in the Americas. He is a co-founder of the Institute for Revolutionary Peacemaking and Education with Richard Kahn and Center on Animal Liberation Affairs. He has written in more than a dozen publications and is author of Introducing Restorative Justice to Activists, Handbook: A Peacemaker's Guide for Building Peace with a Revolutionary Group, and co-editor with Dr. Steve Best of Terrorists or Freedom Fighters? Reflections on the Liberation of Animals.
Areas of Interest:
Social Movement Theory
Institute for Revolutionary Peacemaking and Education
Anthony J. Nocella, II