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Linda Groff, Ph.D.

Title: Professor, Political Science and Future Studies; Coordinator, Behavioral Science Undergraduate Program

Department: Behavioral Science Undergraduate Program

Phone Extension: x3470
Email Username: ljgroff

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Selected Publications on Spirituality, Religion, Culture, and Peace

  • Smoker, Paul, and Groff, Linda. “Spirituality, Religion, Culture, and Peace,” in International Journal of Peace Studies, Vol. 1, No. 1 (January 1996).
  • Smoker, Paul, and Groff, Linda. Reader on Spirituality, Religion, Culture, and Peace (500 pages). Developed for European Peace University course, and used in subsequent classes at two other universities.
  • Groff, Linda. “Resolving Conflict Issues Cross-Culturally: Futuristic Visions in Star Trek and Science Fiction,” Conference Paper, World Future Society (July 1994).
  • Groff, Linda. “Religion and Peace, Inner-Outer Aspects Of,” in Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, & Conflict , Ed. by Lester Kurtz. First Ed., San Diego, CA : Academic Press, 1999.
  • Groff, Linda. “The Big Picture: Trends in Macrohistory, Global Civilizations, and Peace,” Paper, World Future Studies Federation Conference, and Article in Online Conference Proceedings.
  • Groff, Linda. “Intercultural Communication, Interreligious Dialogue, & Peace,” in Futures: The Journal of Forecasting, Planning and Policy , Published by Pergamon, No. 34 (2002), pp. 701-716.
  • Groff, Linda. “Intercultural Communication, Interreligious Dialogue, and the Creation of Cultures of Peace and Nonviolence,” Conference on Culture of Peace, Jaipur , India (December 2001).
  • Groff, Linda. “Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue: Towards a More Peaceful World,” in Towards a More Peaceful World: International and Indian Perspectives, Ed. by Naresh Dadhich. ( Jaipur , India : Aalekh Publishers, 2004).
  • Groff, Linda. “Intercultural Communication, Interreligious Dialogue, and Peacebuilding: Alternatives to Terrorism, 9/11, and the Clash of Civilizations,” Paper, Terrorism and the Global Society Conference, California State University , Dominguez Hills (March 15, 2002).
  • Groff, Linda. “The Challenge of Cultural and Religious Diversity and Peacebuilding in an Interdependent World,” Conference Paper for Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research, Working Group on “Cultural and Religious Diversity and Citizenship,” Vancouver, B.C. (June 2003).
  • Groff, Linda. “The Dialogue or Clash of Civilizations,” in Peace & Policy: Journal of the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research , Special Issue on “Globalization and Identity: Cultural Diversity, Religion, and Citizenship” (of TODA Working Group on “Cultural and Religious Diversity and Citizenship”), Vol. 10 (2005), pp. 12-18.
  • Groff, Linda. “The Dialogue or Clash of Civilizations,” in Globalization & Identity: Cultural Diversity, Religion, and Citizenship, Ed. by Majid Tehranian and B. Jeannie Lum. New Brunswick , USA : Transaction Publishers, 2006, pp. 10-16.
  • Groff, Linda. “Insights on the Evolution of Cultures, Civilizations, and Religions: Past, Present, and Future,” in How Evolution Works . Bellevue , WA : Foundation for the Future, 2005, pp. 139-166.
  • Groff, Linda. “The Challenge of Cultural and Religious Diversity and Peacebuilding in an Interdependent World,” in Futures Research Quarterly, published by the World Future Society, Vol. 21, No. 4 (Winter 2005), pp. 23-54. [Somewhat longer version available from author.]
  • Groff, Linda. “The Dialogue of Cultures, Civilizations, and Religions: Necessary Tools for an Interdependent World.” Paper, COST Action-22 Conference of European Community (2007). (Article forthcoming, 2008)
  • Groff, Linda. “Reflections on Identity in an Increasingly Interdependent World,” in First Special Cultural Issue of FUTUREtakes (May 2007).
  • Groff, Linda. “Identity in an Age of Boundary Meltdown” (Future expanded Article).
  • Groff, Linda. “Religion and Peace, Inner-Outer Aspects,” in Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, & Conflict, Ed. by Lester Kurtz. Second Ed., San Diego , CA : Academic Press (forthcoming 2008). Revised, updated version of First Ed. article.

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