George A. Lopez

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George A. Lopez is the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

Since 1992, Lopez has advised the United Nations, various international agencies, and governments on economic sanctions issues, ranging from assessing their humanitarian impact to the design of targeted financial sanctions. He has written more than 50 articles and book chapters and authored or edited six books on sanctions (often with David Cortright).

He served as a member of the United Nations Panel of Experts for monitoring and implementing U.N. Sanctions on North Korea from 2010-11 and again in 2022-23. In addition to frequent media commentary regarding sanctions issues, Lopez has been co-principal for the Advancing Humanitarianism Through Sanctions Refinement project.

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