Tina Luu is a program assistant for Global Practice and Innovation at the U.S. Institute of Peace. Tina previously served as a research assistant at USIP in the Global Policy team. Prior to joining USIP, she interned at the Middle East Institute supporting their programs and research on various issues in the region. She also supported grants management at World Vision International and provided programmatic support to the National Human Trafficking Victim Assistance Program at the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants. Before moving to D.C., she worked at an English school for international students in San Diego, CA, initially supporting their academic programs and subsequently managing their host family and apartment programs. 

Tina completed her M.A. in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from American University’s School of International Service. She holds a B.A. in Sociology-International Studies and Minors in Human Rights and Ethnic Studies from the University of California, San Diego. Her research interests include security, rule of law, justice and reconciliation, and global refugee issues.

Publications By Tina

Inclusive Peace Processes Are Key to Ending Violent Conflict

Inclusive Peace Processes Are Key to Ending Violent Conflict

Friday, May 5, 2017

By: Colette Rausch; Tina Luu

Violent conflict, refugee flows, and internal displacements present international policymakers and practitioners today with unprecedented challenges. Tackling these problems requires not only signed peace agreements but also sustainable peace. It is not enough to bring armed actors to the negotiating table, however. To be effective, the peace process needs to be inclusive and participatory. But what constitutes inclusive participation, and how can peacemakers and peacebuilders achieve it in their own, very different societies? Drawing on discussions in a public forum held in early 2017, this Peace Brief looks at the elements of peacebuilding and explains how critical inclusive participation is to that process.

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