Peter Dixon is a researcher, lecturer and author who writes nonfiction, with a focus on war and peace. He served for over 30 years as a Royal Air Force pilot and spent the next decade leading the charity Concordis International in its conflict resolution work in Sudan and other divided societies. He completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge in 2015 on outside intervention in civil wars.
His writing has included 'Amazon Task Force', the story of a medical expedition in the Peruvian Amazon, 'Guardians of Churchill's Secret Army', which tells the stories of the men who joined the Special Operations Executive to keep Churchill's secret saboteurs safe, 'Tightrope Walking' (chapter) in 'Making Peace with Faith: The Challenges of Religion and Peacebuilding' (editors Michelle Garred and Mohammed Abu-Nimer) and 'Locally-driven ‘Track 1½ and Track 2’ Diplomacy' (chapter) in
Locally Led Peacebuilding: Global Case Studies (editors Stacey L. Connaughton and Jessica Berns).
He and his wife Ingrid, also an author, work from their home in Gloucestershire, England, when their five grandchildren allow them to do so.
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