Office Hours: By Arrangement
University Studies courses:
CR 301U Intro to Conflict Resolution
CR 302U Intro to Peace Studies
CR 303U Ecology of War and Peace
CR 304U Participating in Democracy
CR 305U Consensus Building
CR 306u Intro to Nonviolence
CR 400 Global Peace System
CR 500 Peace Journalism
CR 517 Nonviolence
Faculty Adviser to Students United for Nonviolence (SUN)
BA, Peace Studies, Writing, Northland College
MA, Mass Communication, Nonviolence, University of Wisconsin-Superior
Ed.D. Portland State University
Tom H. Hastings teaches in the Portland State University Conflict Resolution program. He directs PeaceVoice, a program of the Oregon Peace Institute. His books include: A New Era of Nonviolence (2014); Conflict Transformation (2011); The Lessons of Nonviolence (2006); Power (2005), Nonviolent Response to Terrorism (2004); Meek Ain't Weak: Nonviolent Power and People of Color (2002); and Ecology of war and peace: Counting costs of conflict (2000). With Seattle writer Geov Parrish, he wrote the 2002 War Resisters League calendar datebook, 52 true stories of nonviolent success.
He is a nonviolent peace, justice and environmental activist, a Plowshares nonviolent veteran of three prisons and has done nonviolence trainings for more than 35 years across the US. He is a past chair of the Peace and Justice Studies Association, and on the Board of Directors of the Oregon Peace Institute. He served three terms on the Governing Council of the International Peace Research Association and is on the Board of Directors of the International Peace Research Association Foundation. He is on the Academic Advisory Council of the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict.
He is Founding Co-Director of PeaceVoice (with Erin Niemela) and is co-founder of the Portland Peace Team. He lives in Whitefeather Peace House, and hikes and bikes for fun (he owns no automobile).
Very brief version:
Tom H. Hastings, author of several books on nonviolence, is Assistant Professor in the Portland State University Conflict Resolution program and co-directs PeaceVoice with CR masters candidate Erin Niemela. He co-founded the Portland Peace Team and lives in Whitefeather Peace House