Dr. Zia Haque is director of The Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies and Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at Juniata College. He has a Ph.D. in International Conflict Management from Kennesaw State University (KSU). Dr. Haque earned an MSc in Peace and Development Work from Linnaeus University, Sweden, and Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Dhaka.
Dr. Haque has been working and teaching in the interdisciplinary field of Peace Studies since 2012, for programs in Bangladesh and the United States. Before joining Juniata College, Dr. Haque was an Assistant Professor of Peace Studies in the Interdisciplinary Studies Department at Kennesaw State University, where he taught courses in Peace Studies, Gender Studies, Religious Studies, Asian Studies, and Science, Technology and Society. Previously, he was an Assistant Professor in Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh.
Dr. Haque studies the transformative impacts of tech-based conflict prevention and digital peacebuilding initiatives and explores issues in the emerging field of peace technology. His collaborative works have appeared in Global Governance, Information Technology for Development, and Election Law Journal. His current projects investigate the impact of the ICTs on conflict and peacebuilding.