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J. P. Linstroth has a PhD (D.Phil.) in Social and Cultural Anthropology from the University of Oxford, UK with several awards for his research concentrating on the Spanish-Basques, Brazilian urban Amerindians, and Cuban, Haitian, and Guatemalan-Mayan immigrants in South Florida. He is an Adjunct Professor at Palm Beach State College and the author of several books: Marching Against Gender Practice: Political Imaginings in the Basqueland (2015, Lexington Books); The Forgotten Shore (Poetic Matrix Press, 2017); Epochal Reckonings (Proverse Publishers HK, 2020, Winner of Proverse Prize 2019); Politics and Racism Beyond Nations: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Crises (2022, Palgrave Macmillan); Swimming in Blue Shadows: A Collection of Short Stories and Poetry (2022, Proverse Publishing, Proverse Supplemental Prize); and Cumulus (2023, KDP Amazon). Linstroth was a recipient of two travel grants from the Basque government to speak on issues of peace and conflict resolution in the Basque Country (2005 & 2006) and a signatory of the Brussels Declaration for Peace to end ETA violence (2010). He was a co-recipient of an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Grant (2005-2007) to study immigrant populations in South Florida, Cubans, Haitians, with particular emphasis onGuatemalan-Mayan immigrants. Furthermore, he was awarded a J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholar Grant (2008-2009) to study urban Amerindians in Manaus, Brazil and to be a Visiting Professor with the Department of Anthropology at the Universidade Federal do Amazonas (UFAM). In 2017, he was awarded a Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award for National and Community Service. Linstroth is also a Honorary Research Fellow with the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) in Spain and is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Peace Research Association Foundation (IPRAF). In 2019, he received a medal as a “Gentleman of Merit” and inducted into La Noble Compañia de Bernardo de Galvez (The Noble Order of Bernardo de Galvez) for community service and actions toward peace. He has published several “opinion editorials” or “Op-Eds” in many newspapers and online news sources such as: CounterPunch, Des Moine Register, Euroscientist, L.A. Progressive, PeaceVoice, The Houston Chronicle, and Londonderry Sentinel, among others, on subjects as diverse as: Brazilian elections, BREXIT, conflict resolution, genocide in Western China, human biology, immigration rights, indigenous genocide, history, indigenous rights, international politics, political violence in Ireland, mass starvation in Yemen, meaning of love, mid-term elections, racism, science of love, terrorism, cognition and neurology, peace and peacebuilding, primates and human behavior. His main academic research interests are: cognition, ethnonationalism, gender, genocide, history, immigrant advocacy, indigeneity, indigenous politics, indigenous rights, love, memory, minority rights, peace, peacebuilding, racism, social justice, terrorism, and trauma.