Chatham University

Political Science Faculty and Staff

Sandi DiMola JD
Adjunct Faculty Member and Director, Center for the Study of Conflict

Hometown : Pittsburgh, PA
Joined Chatham : 2007

Academic Areas of Interest

The role of networks and interactive technologies in the peace process. Facilitated decision-making. Rule of Law initiatives in post-conflict societies.

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Sandi DiMola is the Director of the Center for the Study of Conflict at Chatham University. Her work includes curriculum development, campus programming, and the development of national and international partnerships to encourage students’ interest in capacity building in post-conflict societies and rule of law initiatives. She offers courses in the Structure of Conflict, International Human Rights Law, Constitutional Law, and Citizenship and Civic Engagement. Her current research involves the role of information networks in peace-building. She holds an M.A. from the University of Pittsburgh and a J.D. from Duquesne University and completed a fellowship in negotiation at Stanford University. The American Bar Association’s Rule of Law Initiative recently appointed her to the panel of Rule of Law experts.