Eric Stoner is a co-founding editor at Waging Nonviolence, an independent, non-profit media platform that covers social movements and activism around the world. Since 2009, it has published original reporting from contributors in more than 90 countries, and been cited by The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN and Vox. He is also an adjunct professor at St. Joseph’s College, and has taught courses on civil resistance and social justice at Rutgers University and St. Peter’s University.
Eric has reported from Afghanistan and the Philippines, and his articles have appeared in The Guardian, Mother Jones, Salon, The Nation, Sojourners and In These Times, among other publications. His op-eds have been nationally syndicated and appeared in dozens of newspapers, including the San Francisco Chronicle, Minneapolis Star Tribune, Newsday, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Sacramento Bee. He also contributed a chapter to “Beautiful Trouble: A Toolbox for Revolution.”
Eric has worked as a researcher for the Center for International Policy, The Nation and Rolling Stone. He has received a Bachelor’s in political science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master’s from the UNESCO Peace and Development Studies program at the Universitat Jaume I in Castellón, Spain.