Jorge Vargas-Cullell is the Director of Estado de la Nación (State of the Nation), a Costa Rica-based center of thought that conducts research on sustainable development in Costa rica and in Central America.
Bina D’Costa is professor of international relations and a peace and conflict studies specialist at the Australian National University. She is actively engaged in humanitarian peacebuilding efforts around the world. Her research and practice focuses on the intersections between politics, human rights, and security in Asia, with particular emphases...
Josh Moore is Senior Director of Global and Immersive Learning and Co-Director of the Weissberg Program in Human Rights and Social Justice at Beloit College in Wisconsin. His work lives at the intersection of racial justice, international education, and human rights. Josh credits the Kroc Institute for helping him to...
Brittney Nystrom is Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Utah. Her work focuses on advocacy for civil rights and civil liberties in Utah. She will return to the University of Notre Dame campus in October 2021 to receive the Kroc Institute’s 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award.
Kamar Yousuf is the Head of the Private Sector Unit at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The Unit functions as the coordinating hub for UNEP’s engagement with businesses and facilitates strategic partnerships.
Shamsia Ramadan is Program Manager for Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) Capacity for Inter-religious Community Action, an organization working in six African countries to help communities deal with conflicts.
Emil Bolongaita is Distinguished Service Professor of Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University and the head of its campus in Australia, while simultaneously working to help establish an international anti-corruption court modeled after the International Criminal Court.
P. Carl has spent his career exploring the power of story and the arts to create policy, to facilitate dialogue, and to transform people and systems. As a longtime artistic director and theater advocate, now a nonfiction writer and Distinguished Artist in Residence at Emerson College...
Mai Ni Ni Aung is the founder of SONE-TU, a social enterprise which established and manages the following projects: The Endangered Language Documentation Project, The Oral History Project, The Education Project, and The Weaving Project.
Nell Bolton is Senior Technical Advisor for Justice and Peacebuilding at Catholic Relief Services (CRS), the international relief and development agency of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.