Julianne Funk is a peace researcher-practitioner based in Switzerland. She is Research Fellow at the South-East Europe Programme of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) and Managing Editor of the journal Southeast European and Black Sea Studies. Julianne has taught at the University of Zurich and Lenoir-Rhyne University (USA) and serves as Treasurer for the European Society of Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies (ESITIS). She has a PhD in social sciences and MA in peace and conflict studies from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium; her BA is in theology from Wheaton College (USA). Her specialization is peacebuilding in Bosnia & Herzegovina with a focus on faith-based initiatives and trauma-sensitive practices. Her current research focuses on religions and conflict transformation in Kosovo, specifically Serbian Orthodox monasteries and their residents. Julianne has published on political, diaspora and religious identities, public religiosity, trauma and healing, Bosnian Islam, socially engaged Buddhism, Mennonite conflict transformation, reconciliation, peace and conflict studies, coexistence and women’s spirituality.