A pioneer in the field of political conflict and instability, Ted Gurr passed away in 2017. As a Professor Emeritus and Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Government and Politics and CIDCM at the University of Maryland, Dr. Gurr was internationally-recognized for his theoretical, comparative, and historical studies of societal conflict.
In honor of his legacy in the field and commitment to the continued academic study of conflict, the Ted Robert Gurr Memorial Lecture fund has been established. For information about the endowment, click here. For more information about the life and work of Tedd Gurr, click here.