Dr. Karina V. Korostelina is a Professor at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution. She directs the Program on History, Memory, and Conflict and is co-director of the Program on Preventing Mass Atrocities. She is a leading expert on identity-based conflicts, peace culture, conflict resolution, and peacebuilding. Her recent interests include the study of resilience in the context of chronic conflict and structural violence, the processes of politicization of history, and the role of history education in conflict and post-conflict societies. Her approach to resilience is innovative as it places resilience in the heart of intergroup relations within the framework of social identity theory.