Dr. Maryann Cusimano Love is a tenured Associate Professor of International Relations in the Politics Department of The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. She serves on the U.S. Catholic Bishops' International Justice and Peace Committee, and the Advisory Board of the Catholic Peacebuilding Network. She has served as a Fellow at the Commission on International Religious Freedom, on the Core Group for the Department of State's advisory committee on Religion and Foreign Policy, and as an Ethics Fellow at the U.S. Naval Academy. Dr. Maryann Cusimano Love lives on the Chesapeake Bay outside of Washington, DC, with her husband Richard and their three children, Maria, Ricky, and Ava, who inspired her New York Times best-selling children's books, You Are My I Love You, You Are My Miracle, You Are My Wish, You Are My Wonders, and Sleep, Baby, Sleep. Her international relations books include books on Just Peace, Global Issues Beyond Sovereignty, Under Caesar's Sword, "What Kind of Peace Do We Seek?" in The Ethics and Theology of Peacebuilding, "Trust and Peacebuilding" in Living in an Age of Mistrust, and "Catholic Women Peacebuilders," in Women, Religion, and Peacebuilding. An alumna of the Johns Hopkins University (PhD), the University of Texas at Austin (MA), and St. Joseph's University in Philadelpha (BA), Dr. Cusimano Love is a frequent speaker on international affairs issues, is a columnist for America magazine, and supports the Holy See Mission at the United Nations.