“For me, the idea of becoming an academic was to create hope in the next generation. Ann Hardt’s gift allows us to do something extraordinary—that is, to rethink peace studies as an investment in the future built on shared ideas of humanity. Her gift enables the center and ASU to make a global impact.”
Yasmin Saikia is the Hardt-Nickachos Chair in Peace Studies at the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict and professor of history in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at ASU. Her scholarship centers on issues that enhance our thinking on the ethics and politics of peace.
Read more about Professor Saikia and her work.