Elise M. Boulding


Elise M. Boulding (née Hansen) born Oslo, Norway July 6, 1920 (d. 2010). Quaker sociologist and "Mother of Peace Research"; International chair of WILPF 1977-80; opposed Vietnam War by illegally aiding North Vietnamese Red Cross 1967.


"We must look towards societies that set a high value on nonaggression and noncompetitiveness, and therefore handle conflicts by nonviolent means." (photo hastingsnonviolence.blogspot.com)