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The ICT4Peace Foundation is deeply honoured, that former ETH Professor Kurt R. Spillmann has kindly agreed to join its International Advisory Board. Professor Spillmann is a world renowned and eminent scholar and internationally solicited political commentator on world affairs, in particular on peace and security.

Kurt R. Spillmann was Professor of Security Studies and Conflict Research at the ETH Zurich and Professor of Modern History, especially American History, at the University of Zurich.

After studies in Zurich, Rome, New Haven (Yale University). He has worked in different functions at Yale University, at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Washington D.C.), at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University (Washington D.C.), at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin and at Harvard University (Department of Psychology).

He has published and edited numerous books and articles in the areas of American History, American Foreign- and Security Policy, Swiss Security Policy, and Conflict Research. He was co-editor of the series Zürcher Beiträge zur Sicherheitspolitik und Konfliktforschung, organizer of the lecture-series Zeitgeschichtliche Hintergründe aktueller Konflikte, editor of the Bulletin zur schweizerischen Sicherheitspolitik and editor of Studies in Contemporary History and Security Policy. He was the founding Director of the ETH Center for Security Studies and Conflict Research (CIS).