Collection in Focus: John W. Burton Papers

John Wear Burton was born in Australia and lived there from 1915-1963 when he moved to England and taught International Relations at University College, London. It was there that he created the original Centre for the Analysis of Conflict. He began his career at George Mason University in 1980 and Continue Reading

Civil Rights in the James H. Laue Papers

James H. Laue was born in River Falls, Wisconsin, in 1937. In 1959, Laue was admitted to the Harvard graduate program in sociology where he studied race relations and the sociology of religion. During his graduate studies, Laue became involved in the Civil Rights movement, attending lunch counter sit-ins, church Continue Reading