Amy S. Cox

Assistant Professor / Director, IPCR, Historical and Political Studies

Easton Hall 233 1 (267) 620-4752 By appointment

About Me

Amy Cox, PhD, earned her doctorate in Political Science from McGill University, an M.A. in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from Arcadia University, and a B.A. in Philosophy from Temple University. Dr. Cox’s scholarly expertise is international security, particularly political violence, ethnic conflict, and terrorism. She has completed fieldwork in Quebec and Ireland. Dr. Cox is a scholar-practitioner, facilitating numerous conflict resolution workshops including Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) workshops at Graterford SCI. Dr. Cox was awarded the United States Institute of Peace to Support Public Education for Peacebuilding grant to support the IPCR Forum on Transforming Conflict and Building Peace in 2013. Her more recent scholar-practitioner pursuits include the development of the IPCR program and curriculum, the creation and facilitation of 'Interrupting Hate' workshops, advancing local social justice efforts and working to bring public dialogue projects to the Philadelphia area.

Areas Of Focus

Political violence, trauma and healing, peace and justice, terrorism


Home Country
United States

English, Basic French

Education History

Arcadia University 2001

MA, Major in International Peace and Conflict Resolution

Temple University 1999

BA, Major in Philosophy

McGill University 2010

PhD, Major in Political Science