Jamie is the Founding Director of the Sargent Shriver Peace Institute (SSPI). Having been with SSPI since its inception in 2006, he has developed its programming and organizational systems, including its mission, research agenda, applied initiatives, and program partnerships.
Jamie holds several academic posts, including those of research professor and Founding Director of the Insight Conflict Resolution Program in the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University, and affiliate professor in the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies at the University of Malta. He serves on the board of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, and writes articles and essays for a range of scholarly and popular publications.
Jamie holds a Ph.D. from the Divinity School of the University of Chicago.