Paige Arthur

Deputy Director

Paige Arthur is the deputy director of New York University’s Center on International Cooperation, also leading its work on peace and security. She came to CIC after being the principal of Public Action Research where she worked to bring evidence-based research to bear on international peacebuilding issues including conflict prevention and non-recurrence; protection of civilians; transitional justice; women, peace and security; and counter-terrorism and humanitarian engagement. Her experience includes close interaction with different UN entities working in the field of peacebuilding, as well as donors and non-governmental organizations; recently, her field work has focused on Tunisia and Morocco.

Working at the intersection of policy and research for the past 17 years, Dr. Arthur is a former deputy director of Institutional Development and the Research Unit at International Center for Transitional Justice as well as a former managing editor at Ethics & International Affairs journal. Her publications include two edited books, Identities in Transition: Challenges for Transitional Justice in Divided Societies (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and Transitional Justice, International Assistance, and Civil Society: Missed Connections (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2017). 

She holds a Ph.D in contemporary history from University of California, Berkeley, and a B.A. in International Relations from The Johns Hopkins University.