About the author
Dr David Penklis is a scholar and practitioner in social, organizational and conflict transformation, and peacekeeping operations. As a practitioner, he has worked in highly complex organizations and settling and in peacekeeping operations in Africa and Europe and in United Nations headquarters. He has been involved in the establishment, management and transition of peacekeeping operations and special political missions. He has over two decades of experience working and living in violent conflict-afflicted countries. As a scholar, he has presented at international forums, taught in university postgraduate programmes and authored a range of publications. He is interested in peacekeeping, social and organizational transformation, and organized hypocrisy. He holds a range of professional and degree qualifications including a Doctor of Philosophy Degree from The University of Sydney, Australia.