Our Team

All our Team

We are a small team of talented professionals with a wide range of skills and experience. We love what we do, and we do it with passion. We look forward to working with you. Some of colleagues, interns and members:

Jonathan Groff, Emboba Antigo, Gia Tevzadze, Alexi Markov, Grigor Petrosyan, Ziyad Alemzade, Abioye Diyaya Altobua, Toni Onyilogwu, Taylor Jones, Abby Anderson.

Administrative Interns: Maria Tailor, Hassan Karimy

Amuja Jura

Director (2019-2021)

Peace maker, Environmental Activist, Member of Humanitarian aid, Monitoring and Evaluation of research and staffs, Women Rights, Communication Officer

Area: Africa, America

Email me: amuja.jura@academicpeace.ca

Hamed Kazemzadeh

Hamed Kazemzadeh

Research Officer (2019-2020)Program Manager, International Analysis (2017-2020)

Pluralist and Environmental Activist, Humanitarian and Peacebuilder in ISSICEU, Monitoring and Evaluation of Conflict Prevention, Gender Equality and Minority rights, Research on inclusion and exclusion

Area: Eurasia, Asia, Canada, Middle East

Email me: kazemzadeh@academicpeace.ca

Samuel Bright

Financial Director (2020-2022), Project Officer (2017-2019)

M.A Conflict Studies at University of Ottawa, Peace Activist

Area: North America, South Asia

Email me: bright@academicpeace.ca

Anahita Shahrokhi

Anahita Shahrokhi

Assistant Director (2019-2021) / Researcher(2015-2020)

Conflict and Religions, Environmental Activist, Archaeologist, Member of Greenpeace International, Women’s rights Activist, Monitoring and Evaluation of Heritages in Danger, Women Rights

Area: Canada, Middle East, Central Asia

Email me: shahrokhi@academicpeace.ca

Adjunct Researcher 2020-2021


Advisor Association for the Study of EthnoGeoPolitics. He is expertise on political risk analysis in Eurasia, South Asia, Middle East. Graduated in European Studies form the University of Exeter.

Based in Uzbekistan


Chairman of Association for the Study of EthnoGeoPolitics. He is a research consultant and policy adviser to NGOs, political parties and institutions in Africa, Asia, Europe, Post-Soviet countries, the Middle East. Graduated in Political Science (International Conflict and Peace Studies) from the University of Amsterdam.

Based in Netherlands


Senior Researcher, Journalist and Analyst of International Affairs. His expertise on foreign policy, peace process and conflict resolution in the West and South Asia.

Based in Iran


Founder & President of Eurasian Dialogue, Editor of Central Asian TV. He is working on Human Right and peacebuilding in Central Asia and expertise in Political analyst and international affairs.

Based in Poland


PhD student in Political Geography and Policy Analyst. He is expertise on Nationalism, Ethnocentrism, and Ethnic Policy in the Caucasus and West Asia.

Based in Iran

Want to work with us as a Researcher?