Dr. Roland B. Wilson is the Program Coordinator, Associate Professor and faculty advisor for the Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution at George Mason University’s campus in South Korea. He is also the Peace and Conflict Studies Center Asia (PACSC Asia) Founder and Director, and an international mediator and consultant.
Dr. Wilson received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in linguistics, Korean, and teaching English as a second language from Indiana State University. He received his doctorate in conflict analysis and resolution from George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution.
Dr. Wilson possesses more than 35 years of combined military, government and academic experience and has written about a myriad of complex subjects, including Asia Pacific relations, foreign policy, diplomacy, and security and conflict issues. He has also lived in East Asia for more than 20 years and speaks Korean at a professional-level.
Dr. Wilson’s current interests include working to improve foreign policy, diplomacy, and conflict resolution efforts around the world. He is also working to create and enhance local community and governmental capacity to peacefully mediate, transform, and resolve culturally diverse and historically deep-rooted and protracted conflicts by developing courses and providing professional workshops and other education and training opportunities.