"Captain Paul K. Chappell has given us a crucial look at war and peace from the unique perspective of a soldier, and his new ideas show us why world peace is both necessary and possible in the 21st century."

-Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

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  • Speaking Schedule

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    July 2014

    Writing and Research Time

    June 26, 2014

    Speaking in London, England (lecture information will be available soon)

    June 24, 2014

    Keynote Speaker at Model United Nations Conference in Oldenburg, Germany

    May 13-14, 2014

    Speaking at University of California in San Diego

    April 20-26, 2014

    Washington D.C. Speaking Tour

    March 22-29, 2014

    Taught Peace Leadership Course in Gulu, Uganda

    March 7-14, 2014

    New York City Speaking Tour

    Spoke at the anti-war-themed Hobo Grunt Cycle play at Dixon Place

    Spoke at the Peace Center at St. Joseph’s Shrine in Long Hill Township, New Jersey

    Spoke at SGI International Center as part of the Culture of Peace Distinguished Speakers Series

    Spoke at Dominican Academy and Regis High School

    February 14-16, 2014

    Taught Peace Leadership training at the Tatamagouche Centre in Nova Scotia, Canada

    February 10, 2014

    Radio Interview on the Donna Seebo Show on PWR Network Radio

    January 6-10, 2014

    Taught Peace Leadership Course at the University of San Diego

    December 21 and 29, 2013

    Lecture at Salem State University aired on Book TV:C-SPAN 2

    December 16, 2013

    Participated in “Remembering Nelson Mandela” discussion on Canada.com

    December 7, 2013

    Taught Peace Leadership training for the Wabanaki Confederacy in New Brunswick, Canada

    November 12, 2013

    Spoke at San Jose City College

    November 11, 2013

    Spoke at Stanford University

    October 30, 2013

    Radio Interview with Rev. Caroline Boyd on WPRM – 89.3 FM and Inner Light Radio, Washington D.C.

    October 24-26, 2013

    Taught Peace Leadership Course in Belfast, Maine

    October 23, 2013

    Spoke at Salem State University in MA

    October 22, 2013

    Spoke at the University of New Hampshire

    October 16, 2013

    Spoke at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, Georgia

    October 10-14, 2013

    Taught Peace Leadership Course at the University of Massachusetts/Amherst

    October 9, 2013

    Spoke at Tufts University in Medford, MA and Gann Academy in Waltham, MA

    October 3, 2013

    Spoke at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School in Montgomery County, MD and Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington D.C.

    October 2, 2013

    Spoke at American University in Washington DC

    October 1, 2013

    Radio Interview on The Armstrong Williams Show (SiriusXM Radio)

    October 1, 2013

    Spoke at Montgomery College in Montgomery County, MD

    September 30, 2013

    Spoke at University of Maryland

    Spoke at Cedar Lane Unitarian Church in Bethesda, MD

    September 28, 2013

    Keynote presentation at the 40th Annual Thomas Verner Moore Lecture at St. Anselm’s Abbey in Washington D.C. (this lecture is co-sponsored by the School of Theology and Religious Studies of the Catholic University of America)

    September 27, 2013

    Spoke at St. Anselm’s Abbey High School in Washington D.C.

    September 18-19, 2013

    Spoke at Carroll University in Wisconsin

    August 29, 2013

    Radio Interview on The Self Improvement Show with Irene Conlon (World Talk Radio)

    August 20, 2013

    Radio Interview on Evening Edition, KOPN-FM (Columbia, MO)

    August 19, 2013

    Radio Interview on Mind Matters, KKNW-AM (Seattle, WA)

    August 7-11, 2013

    Keynote Speaker at the Veterans for Peace 28th Annual Convention in Madison, WI

    Spoke at the Democracy Convention in Madison, WI

    August 1, 2013

    Radio Interview on Conversations Live (Blog Talk Radio)

    July 31, 2013

    Radio Interview on the Real Side (Nationally Syndicated)

    July 24-28, 2013

    Taught NAPF Peace Leadership Summer Course in Santa Barbara, CA

    July 17, 2013

    Radio Interview on Conversations, KVON-AM (San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Rosa, Sacramento)

    July 16, 2013

    Radio Interview on Wellness, Wholeness, and Wisdom (Blog Talk Radio)

    July 9, 2013

    Radio Interview on Tron Talk, KCMN-AM (Colorado Springs, CO)

    July 8, 2013

    Radio Interview on Cover to Cover, KPFA-FM (San Francisco, CA)

    Radio Interview on The Brynn Project, WCHE-AM (West Chester, PA)

    July 4, 2013

    Radio Interview on the Donna Seebo Show (BBSRadio.com)

    July 3, 2013

    Radio Interview on Good Morning, WICH-AM (Norwich, CT)

    Radio Interview on Daybreak USA, IRN/USA Radio Network (Armed Forces Radio Network)

    Radio Interview on The Two O’Clock Show, KPQ-AM (Wenatchee, WA)

    July 2, 2013

    Radio Interview on The Dean and Don Show, KMA-AM/FM (Shenandoah, IA)

    Radio Interview on Swap Shop, KCHE-FM (Cherokee, IA)

    Radio Interview on Talk of the Town, WDIS-AM (Norfolk, MA)

    Radio Interview on The Ron Van Dam Show, WXBR-AM (Brockton, MA)

    Radio Interview on Everything is Broken, WUSB-FM (Stony Brook, NY)

    June 4-15, 2013

    Co-facilitator at the University of Rhode Island International Nonviolence Summer Institute

    June 3, 2013

    Interview in Guernica Magazine

    May 21-22, 2013

    Spoke at the University of California in San Diego

    May 3-5, 2013

    Veterans for Peace Tour in Knoxville, Tennessee: Spoke at Maryville College, LSLK Buddhist Temple, Tennessee Valley Unitarian Church, Beck Cultural Exchange Center, Television Interview on WBIR: NBC

    April 26, 2013

    Taught Peace Leadership college course at the University of San Diego

    April 25, 2013

    Spoke at Annual Middle Eastern Heritage Celebration at San Jose City College

    April 22-23, 2013

    Spoke at Shreiner University in Kerryville, Texas

    April 21, 2013

    Radio Interview on Valley Free Radio WXOJ-LP 103.3 FM (Northampton, Massachusetts)

    April 18-19, 2013

    Spoke at Peace Week at the University of Montana

    April 6-14, 2013

    Spoke at Peace Week in Uganda

    April 8, 2013

    Radio Interview on Radio Pacis 104.3 (Gulu, Uganda)

    March 15-17, 2013

    Taught Peace Leadership college course at the University of San Diego

    March 4, 2013

    Radio Interview on Transforming Reality Talk Show

    February 25-27, 2013

    Spoke at Stanford University, Los Altos High School, Los Altos Library, The Forum Retirement Community in Cupertino

    February 12, 2013

    Spoke in Roanoke, Virginia: Keynote presentation at the Honors Conference at Roanoke College

    February 1, 2013

    Spoke at “Mind and Supermind: Expanding the Limits of Consciousness” in Goleta, CA

    January 21, 2013

    Radio Interview on KWMR-FM (Marin County, California)

    January 19, 2013

    Spoke at “Nonviolent Approaches to Peacemaking in the 21st Century: A Consultation with Presbyterian Churches and Seminaries” in Montreat, North Carolina

    December 2012 – February 2013

    Writing and Research Time

    November 18, 2012

    Spoke at the Peace Resource Center Annual Dinner in San Diego, CA

    November 18, 2012

    Spoke at Tapestry Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Mission Viejo, CA

    November 17, 2012

    Spoke at Conference on Nuclear Abolition at SOKA University in Orange County, CA

    November 12th, 2012

    Spoke at the University of San Diego (evening lecture) and ROTC Annual Breakfast.

    Radio Interview on NPR: San Diego

    Television Interview on KPBS: San Diego

    October 26-28, 2012

    Maine Speaking Tour: Spoke at Waterfall Arts in Belfast and the University of Maine campuses in Orono and Farmington

    October 13, 2012

    Spoke in San Francisco, CA at the Red Vic Inn

    September 28-29, 2012

    Montana Speaking Tour: Spoke at the Jeannette Rankin Peace Center, University of Montana, Hellgate High School

    Link to flyer for talk at the University of Montana

    September 26, 2012

    Interviewed on the David Pakman Show

    September 20-22, 2012

    Rhode Island Speaking Tour: Spoke at the University of Rhode Island, Roger Williams University, and Bristol Statehouse

    Link to flyer for talk in Bristol, Rhode Island

    September 11, 2012

    Radio Interview by Janet Scott (Montana Public Radio)

    September 6-8, 2012

    Ohio Speaking Tour: Spoke at Ashland University, College of Wooster, Cuyahoga Community College, Columbus Mennonite Church, and Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Wayne County

    August 19, 2012

    Radio Interview on Art of Survival (Progressive Radio Network)

    August 18, 2012

    Radio Interview by Rick Staggenborg (Blog Talk Radio)

    August 2012

    Writing and Research Time

    July 22-29, 2012

    Hosted the Annual NAPF Peace Leadership Summer Workshop in Santa Barbara, CA

    June 20, 2012

    Radio Interview on the Dr. Howard Gluss Radio Show: KFNX News-Talk Radio (Phoenix, Arizona)

    July 8, 2012

    Spoke at Redlands United Church of Christ in Redlands, CA

    June 24, 2012

    Lecture at Gandhi Center on Book TV (C-SPAN 2) at 3:15 p.m. Eastern Time

    June 14, 2012

    Radio Interview on The Self Improvement Show (World Talk Radio) by Irene Conlon

    June 7, 2012

    Radio Interview with Ginger Leilani Chapin: Conscious Lifestyles Radio (Syndicated Nationally)

    June 6, 2012

    Appeared on AOL: You’ve Got

    http://www.aol.com/video/youve-got-paul-chappell/517390412

    June 2, 2012

    Spoke in Gilpin County, Colorado

    May 31 – June 1 2012

    Spoke at the Collegiate Peaks Forum Series: Lectures in Philosophy, Religion, and Science in Chaffee County, Colorado

    May 25, 2012

    Radio Interview on the Brian Lehrer Show: National Public Radio WNYC-FM (New York City)

    May 21, 2012

    Radio Interview on Mind Matters: KKNW-AM (Seattle, Washington)

    May 14, 2012

    Radio Interview on Pacifica Radio: KPFA-FM (Bay Area)

    May 11, 2012 

    Radio Interview on Tavis Smiley Radio (Sirius XM Satellite Radio)

    May 3, 2012

    Radio Interview on the Marc Steiner Show: WEAA-FM (Maryland-NPR Affiliate)

    April 28, 2012

    Spoke at the Brooklyn Peace Fair

    April 12, 2012

    Radio Interview on WHFS-AM/ Dr. Alvin Augustus Jones Show: CBS Affiliate

    April 10, 2012

    Radio Interview on Progressive Radio Network

    April 6, 2012

    Radio Interview on Freedom for All Radio

    April 5, 2012

    Television Interview on The Tavis Smiley Show (PBS)

    April 4, 2012

    Radio Interview on Garden of the Soul: Blog Talk Radio

    March 30, 2012

    Radio Interview on Peace Talks Radio (Syndicated to NPR Affiliates)

    March 29, 2012

    Radio Interview on The Doug Noll Show on WSRadio

    March 28, 2012

    Radio Interview on Conversations Live: Blog Talk Radio

    March 23, 2012

    Spoke at the Gandhi Center, University of Rochester (Event was filmed by C-SPAN Book TV)

    March 19, 2012

    Radio Interview on Frank Beckmann Show: WJR-AM (Detroit, Michigan)

    March 14, 2012

    Radio Interview on Louie Free Radio: WASN-AM, WRBP-FM, WGFT-AM (Youngstown, Ohio)

    March 14, 2012

    Radio Interview on Brainstormin’: KVTA-AM (Ventura, California)

    March 13, 2012

    Radio Interview on Everything is Broken: WUSB-FM (Stony Brook, New York)

    March 10, 2012

    Radio Interview on Interfaith Alliance/State of Belief (Atlanta GA, Seattle WA, Chicago IL, Madison WI, Southbridge MA)

    March 9, 2012

    Radio Interview on The People Speak Radio: KPFA-FM (San Francisco, California)

    March 6, 2012

    Radio Interview on Evening Edition: KOPN-FM (Columbia, Montana)

    March 6, 2012

    Radio Interview on Tron Talk: KCMN-AM (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

    March 6, 2012

    Radio Interview on Coastal Daybreak: WTFK-FM and WJNC-AM (Atlantic and Jacksonville, North Carolina)

    March 3, 2012

    Radio Interview on Journey’s Fire: WICR-AM (Indianapolis, Indiana)

    March 3, 2012

    Spoke at the Florida Peace Conference in Orlando, Florida

    March 1, 2012

    Interview by Evita Ochel on Evolving Beings

    February 26, 2012

    Radio Interview by David Gibbons: DG Networks International Radio

    February 22, 2012

    Radio Interview on Journey Home: KSFR-FM (Santa Fe, New Mexico) NPR Affiliate

    February 14, 2012

    Radio Interview by David Swanson: Talk Nation Radio

    December – February 2012

    Writing and Research time

    December 15, 2011

    Interview with Leslee Goodman in Vision Magazine

    December 7, 2011

    Radio Interview by Kim McMillon: 1480 KYOS AM (Merced, CA)

    December 5, 2011

    Interview with Leslee Goodman in Natural Awakenings Magazine

    November 11, 2011

    Spoke at Veteran’s Day celebration at Lutheran High School in Indianapolis, IN

    October 4-7, 2011

    Portland Oregon Speaking Tour – Concordia University, LEP (Leadership/Entrepreneurial Program) High School, Portland Lutheran High School, Lincoln High School, Portland Community College, Radio Interview on KBOO “Talk Radio”

    September 22, 2011

    Spoke in Vashon, WA at the Vashon Lutheran Church

    September 21, 2011

    Spoke in Bellevue, WA: East Shore Unitarian Church at 7 p.m.

    September 20, 2011

    Spoke in Tonasket, WA at the Community Cultural Center of Tonasket at 7 p.m.

    September 17, 2011

    Spoke at the Charlottesville Center for Peace and Justice Conference

    September 16th, 2011

    Spoke at Lynchburg College in Virginia

    September 12, 2011

    Spoke in Claremont, CA

    http://www.pilgrimplace.org/documents/Chappell.pdf

    September 11, 2011

    Spoke at Redlands United Church of Christ in Redlands, CA

    September 10, 2011

    Spoke at UC Berkeley Peace Conference

    September 5, 2011

    Interview with Ken Rose: KOWS Radio Occidental 107.3 FM (Occidental, CA)

    August 9, 2011

    Radio Interview on Beyond Words

    August 6, 2011

    Spoke at the 25th anniversary of the Great Peace March in Ventura, CA

    June 27, 2011

    Radio Interview on Lift FM 98.5 FM (New Jersey)

    June – July 2011

    Writing and Research Time

    June 1, 2011

    Interview in Koream Magazine. Here is a link to the interview http://iamkoream.com/june-issue-a-conversation-with-a-war-veteran-turned-peace-activist

    May 25, 2011

    Radio interview on LA Talk Radio

    May 14, 2011

    Radio interview on 1490 AM Santa Barbara:  Talking with America

    May 6-10, 2011

    Ohio Speaking Tour – Oberlin College, Christ Episcopal Church (Oberlin, OH), Trinity Cathedral (Cleveland, OH), Grace United Church of Christ (Norton, OH), East Shore Unitarian Universalist Church (Kirkland, OH), Lake Catholic High School (Mentor, OH), West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church in (Rocky River, OH)

    April 30, 2011

    Speaking at the United University Church on the campus of the University of Southern California at 7:30 p.m.

    April 28, 2011

    Radio Interview on the Lawyers Guild: KPFK 90.7 FM (Los Angeles)

    April 8, 2011

    Radio Interview with Monte Belmonte on The River: WRSI 95.3 FM (Massachusetts)

    April 8, 2011

    Spoke at Hampshire College and Greenfield Community College in Massachusetts

    April 7, 2011

    Radio Interview with Bill Newman: WKOX 1430 AM (Massachusetts)

    April 7, 2011

    Spoke at University of Massachusetts

    April 1, 2011

    Interview in The Sun Magazine. Here is a link to the interview http://www.wagingpeace.org/articles.pdfs/2011_07_11_chappell_sun.pdf

    March 28-31, 2011

    Washington D.C. Area Speaking Tour – 8 Speaking Engagements: University of Maryland, American University, Kenmore Middle School

    March 22, 2011

    Spoke at Pace University and Iona University in New York

    March 3, 2011

    Spoke in Camarillo, California for Democratic Club of Camarillo

    February 25 – March 1, 2011

    Spoke in Nevada City and Sacramento, CA – 4 Speaking Engagements: UC Davis, Soka Gakkai International, McClatchy High School, Unity in the Gold Country Church

    January 15, 2011

    Keynote speaker at annual Culture of Peace Distinguished Speakers Series in Santa Monica, CA

    January – February 2011

    Writing and Research Time

    December 19, 2010

    Spoke in Pasadena, CA at All Saints Church

    December 11, 2010

    Spoke in Long Beach, CA

    Unitarian Universalist Church of Long Beach (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

    5450 E. Atherton St.

    December 5, 2010

    Spoke in Ventura, California at E.P. Foster Library

    November 17-21, 2010

    Spoke at the Global Peace Convention in Kenya

    October 25-31, 2010

    Kentucky Speaking Tour – 26 Speaking Engagements: Sayre School, University of Kentucky, Patterson School of Diplomacy, Berea College, Bluegrass Community and Technical College, Transylvania University, Unitarian Universalist Church in Lexington

    October 27, 2010

    Radio Interview on WVLK 590 with Sue Wylie (Kentucky)

    October 18, 2010

    Spoke at California State University, Los Angeles

    October 12-14, 2010

    Spoke at Marian University in Wisconsin

    October 4-9, 2010

    Bay Area Speaking Tour – 12 Speaking Engagements: Mills High School, Los Altos High School, Everest High School, Stanford University, San Jose City College, Cabrillo College, San Mateo Peace Action, Eastside High School, Los Altos Library, Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto

    October 5, 2010

    Appeared on “Other Voices” in Palo Alto

    October 1st, 2010

    Spoke in Seattle at University of Washington Law School

    September 30, 2010

    Spoke in Bellingham Washington at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

    September 30, 2010

    Radio Interview on KBAI 930 AM (Washington)

    September 29, 2010

    Spoke at Western Washington University: Fairhaven College

    September 15-26, 2010

    Hawaii Speaking Tour – 19 Speaking Engagements

    Hawaii Speaking Schedule http://www.wagingpeace.org/menu/programs/peace-leaders/hawaii_2010.pdf

    September 16, 2010

    Radio interview on NPR in Hawaii

    September 13-14, 2010

    Spoke in San Antonio – 4 Speaking Engagements: Viva Bookstore, Central Catholic High School, Sociology Class at St. Mary’s University, Evening Lecture at St. Mary’s University

    September 12, 2010

    Radio interview on 1460 AM New Jersey

    Radio interview on 1490 AM Santa Barbara:  Talking with America

    September 5, 2010

    Spoke in Monterey, California at Peace Action West

    September 2, 2010

    Radio interview on KRXA: Monterey, CA

    August 25-29, 2010

    Spoke at Veterans for Peace National Conference in Portland, Maine

    August 24, 2010

    Interview on Progressive Radio Network with Norman Solomon

    August 14-15, 2010

    Long Beach, California – Keynote Speaker at End War Forum

    August 1, 2010

    Radio interview on 1490 AM Santa Barbara: Talking with America

    July 25, 2010

    Two radio interviews on 1490 AM Santa Barbara: Morning Show and Talking with America

    July 18, 2010

    Radio interview on KPFK: Los Angeles. The interview can be found at this link…

    http://archive.kpfk.org/parchive/mp3/kpfk_100718_100100worldfocus.MP3

    July 8, 2010

    Radio interview on KFNX: Arizona

    June 25, 2010

    Spoke at Farmlab Public Salon in Los Angeles

    June 17-18, 2010

    Spoke in Cleveland, Ohio at Cleveland Peace Action

    June 9-10, 2010

    Spoke in Waverly, Ohio at Bristol Village

    May 30, 2010

    A presentation featuring Will War Ever End? aired nationally on C-SPAN Book TV. The program can be watched online and purchased on DVD at this link:

    http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/293163-1

    May 30, 2010

    Radio Interview on 1490 AM Santa Barbara

    May 26, 2010

    Radio Interview on FREED UP! The interview can be found at this link…

    http://www.voiceamerica.com/voiceamerica/vepisode.aspx?aid=46439

    May 18-19, 2010

    Bay Area Speaking Tour – 4 Speaking Engagements: Stanford University, Santa Clara University, Los Altos High School

    April 19-21, 2010

    Maryland and Washington D.C. Speaking Tour – 10 Speaking Engagements: American University, Chevy Chase High School, Wilson High School, Washington Center for Internships. Book TV recorded talk at American University, which will air nationally on C-SPAN.

    April 17, 2010

    Ventura, California – Keynote Speaker at California Regional Conference for Veterans and Military Family Members

    April 14, 2010

    Radio Interview on WVLK, Kentucky

    April 12-13, 2010

    Kentucky Speaking Tour – 7 Speaking Engagements: University of Kentucky, Sayre School, Bryan Station High School, Transylvania University, Public Library, Bluegrass Community and Technical College

    April 10, 2010

    Washington D.C. – Keynote Speaker at Peace and Justice Conference at Georgetown University

    April 9, 2010

    Carpinteria, California – Spoke at Cate School

    April 7, 2010

    Long Beach, California – Spoke at California State University, Long Beach (Students of Life Organization)

    February 1, 2010

    Radio Interview on NPR WYSO, Ohio

    Jan 30-Feb 4 2010

    Ohio Speaking Tour – 14 Speaking Engagements: Xavier University, Yellow Springs Emporium, Yellow Spring High School,  Dayton International Peace Museum, Democrats for a Stronger America, Churches

    January 14, 2010

    Radio Interview on KCSB, Santa Barbara

    November 17, 2009

    Long Beach, California – Spoke at Practicing Peace Festival at California State University, Long Beach

    November 9-11, 2009

    Boston Speaking Tour – 6 Speaking Engagements: Salem State, Brandeis, North Shore, Veterans for Peace, Peace Abbey

    November 7, 2009

    Radio Interview on “Spiritually Speaking” 93.1 FM, New York

    October 28, 2009

    Radio interview on WLW-AM, Ohio

    October 27-30, 2009

    Ohio Speaking Tour – 7 Speaking Engagements: Wright State, University of Wittenberg, University of Dayton

    October 5, 2009

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin – Spoke at Marquette University and Peace and Justice Studies Association Conference

    July 11, 2009

    Radio Interview on WPKN, Connecticut

    May 28, 2009

    Interview on Oprah Radio. Here is a short clip of the hour-long interview…

    http://www.oprah.com/media/20090528-radio-marianne-williamson-war

    April 2, 2009

    Interview on Pacifica Radio (KPFK, Los Angeles). The Interview can be found at this link.

    http://archive.kpfk.org/parchive/m3u.php?mp3fil=19879

    March 5, 2009

    Interview on Air America by Thom Hartmann.

    February 9, 2009

    Interview on Raising Sand Radio.  The interview can be found at this link and begins at the 11 minute mark…

    http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/31576

    February 1, 2009

    Interview on Writers Cast