Teresa Whitfield

Senior Advisor and Non-Resident Fellow

Teresa Whitfield has been senior advisor to the president of the International Crisis Group since January 2015. While a fellow at New York University ’s Center on International Cooperation from 2008 to 2014, she also served as a senior advisor to the Geneva-based Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue. Previously, she was director of the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum at the Social Science Research Council and spent five years as an official of the UN’s Department of Political Affairs. She is the author of Paying the Price: Ignacio Ellacuría, and the Murdered Jesuits of El Salvador and Friends Indeed ? The United Nations, Groups of Friends, and the Resolution of Conflict , among other publications.

Ms. Whitfield is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Conciliation Resources, which is based in London, and serves on the Advisory Board of the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum.  She holds a B.A. from Cambridge University and an M.A. from the University of London. 

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