Charles E. Davidson, Ph.D.

Dr. Charles Davidson is the Executive Director of the Political Leadership Academy and serves as Research Faculty at the Carter School. He is also the founder and President of Innovations in Peacebuilding International (IPI), an organization which works to creatively accompany peace in war-torn countries. His current professional pursuits with IPI include the economic reintegration of former child soldiers in the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. He has also worked and/or researched in Iraq, Afghanistan, Uganda, Burundi, Colombia, Lebanon, Jordan, Tunisia, Indonesia and across Europe.