David Little

Berkley Center, Georgetown University


David Little is a research fellow at Georgetown University's Berkley Center. He retired in 2009 as T.J. Dermot Dunphy Professor of the Practice in Religion, Ethnicity, and International Conflict at Harvard Divinity School and as an associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University.

Until 1999, he was senior scholar in religion, ethics and human rights at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, DC. In that capacity, he directed the Working Group on Religion, Ideology, and Peace, which conducted a multi-year study with special reference to the U.N. Declaration on the Elimination of Intolerance and Discrimination.

He was a member of the U.S. State Department Advisory Committee on Religious Freedom Abroad from 1996 to 1998.

Featured Work

MAY 20, 1999 Transcript

Evaluating Justice and Reconciliation Efforts

Drawing from their observations of truth and reconciliation efforts in Bosnia, South Africa, Chile, Guatemala, and Cambodia, the panelists explore the challenges of confronting a ...