Dr. Ken Rutherford is the Director of the Center for International Stabilization and Recovery (CISR) and a professor of Political Science at JMU. Rutherford works with a variety of international aid agencies in pursuing his work to eliminate land mines and reclaim lives harmed by land mines. He co-founded the Landmine Survivors Network, and was a leader in the Nobel Peace Prize-winning coalition that spearheaded the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty. Rutherford has published extensively on policy and humanitarian efforts, and is the recipient of multiple, prestigious humanitarian awards. 

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