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Description automatically generatedDEBORAH BUFFTON, PhD, is a professor emeritus of history, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, who is interested in the ways war affects society, and has worked for peace most of her life. dbuffton@yahoo.com

Wrote articleMemorialization and the Selling of War,” Peace Review, 08/05/2005.

Organized conferences “Multiculturalism, Pluralism, and Globalization,” La Crosse, WI, 2007; and “Human Rights,” La Crosse, WI, 2010.

Taught courses including “Peace and War” and “Nonviolent Resistance Movements,” La Crosse, WI, 1994-2020.

Helped local bookstore owner revise “History” section to emphasize peace and the power of ordinary people and de-emphasize war and militarism, 2022.

Lectured on issues of peace and nonviolence in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and New York, 1989-2023.

Wrote letters and columns concerning peace and militarism, La Crosse Tribune, 1997-2023.

Organized weekly Women in Black Peace Vigil, La Crosse, WI, 2000-2020; and participated in weekly peace vigils, La Crosse, WI, 1998-2023.

Member, Wisconsin Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, 1989-2023; Executive Director, 1995-1998 and 2007-2010; and Executive Council member, 1993-2023.

Member, Peace History Society, 1997-2023; President, 2017-2019; and Board member, 2015-2023.

Co-editor, Handbook of Peace History, Oxford University Press, 2022 (electronic version) and 2023 (print version).

Founding Member, US Peace Memorial Foundation, 2023.