JUNEAU - The Juneau World Affairs Council is sponsoring Joe Montville to speak at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Juneau Arts & Culture Center.
Montville is the director of Toward the Abrahamic Family Reunion, a project to promote Muslim-Christian-Jewish reconciliation. He also is senior advisor on interfaith relations at Washington National Cathedral and has appointments at American and George Mason Universities.
Montville spent 23 years as a diplomat with posts in the Middle East and North Africa and founded the preventive diplomacy program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in 1994 and directed it until 2003. He has held faculty appointments at Harvard and the University of Virginia Medical Schools for his work in political psychology. He was educated at Lehigh, Columbia and Harvard Universities and is editor of "Conflict and Peacemaking in Multiethnic Societies" and "The Psychodynamics of International Relationships."