Dr Carol Rank is a Senior Lecturer in Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations at Coventry University. She has been teaching Peace Studies since the 1980s including in the U.S. (University of California, Berkeley and Colgate University in New York) and Europe (University of Oslo, Norway) and has been a visiting lecturer in Peace Studies in China (Nanjing University) and East Africa (Makerere University, Uganda, and Nairobi University, Kenya). She has been teaching at Coventry University since 2000 and currently works in the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations. Her areas of research include conflict transformation, nonviolence, peace education, and the role of the arts in peacebuilding. She also has extensive experience in peace education at the community level in the UK and has worked as a trainer in conflict resolution and mediation.