Dr. Susan F. Hirsch, a cultural anthropologist, is the Vernon M. and Minnie I. Lynch Chair in the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University. Hirsch is also professor of Conflict Resolution and Anthropology. Her scholarship focuses on law in relation to conflict; international and transitional justice; legal integration and religious minorities; environmental justice; feminist approaches to law and conflict, experiential learning, and legal responses to terrorism. A three-time elected Trustee of the Law and Society Association, she was the president of the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology of the American Anthropological Association. She was the editor of Political and Legal Anthropology Review and an editorial board of Law and Society Review. The leadership positions held by Hirsch at S-CAR include Chair of the Faculty Board, Executive Committee member, and Founding Director of the Undergraduate Program.