Education

  • Adult and civic education
  • Applying gender lenses to peace and conflict
  • Building peaceable schools
  • Educational reform initiatives
  • Investigating cultural and structural violence
  • Leadership development and training among historically disadvantaged groups
  • Service learning 
  • University-based peace studies/ peace education/ peace research 
  • Vocational schools 

P. Carl, M.A. ’90

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...

P.  Carl

Mai Ni Ni Aung, M.A. ’03

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.

Mai Ni Ni Aung

Matt Guynn, M.A. ’96

Matt Guynn is director of nonviolent social change for On Earth Peace, a Christian peacebuilding organization in Portland, Oregon.

Matt Guynn

Michael Poffenberger, B.A. ’05

Michael Poffenberger is executive director of the Center for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, New Mexico, an education and retreat center that connects spirituality with service to the world.

Michael Poffenberger

Mary Boyer, B.A. ’07

Mary Boyer is a policy officer for African Risk Capacity, an insurance program led by the African Union that provides financial relief to African countries following drought.

Mary Boyer

Chernor Bah, M.A. ’11

Chernor Bah is Co-founder and Executive Director of Purposeful Productions, an organization that supports girls and their allies to spark and sustain movements for change in the developing world.

Chernor Bah

Patrick Corrigan, B.A. ’07

Patrick Corrigan remembers the day he met with negotiators from the Lord’s Resistance Army, the rebel forces in northern Uganda notorious for their atrocities.

Patrick Corrigan

Anastasia Kushleyko, M.A. ’01

Anastasia Kushleyko is a regional legal adviser for the International Committee of the Red Cross, where she leads efforts to integrate and promote international humanitarian law.

Anastasia Kushleyko

Adriana Quiñones Giraldo, M.A. ’99

Adriana Quiñones Giraldo is the Country Representative for UN Women Guatemala, the United Nations entity that supports the empowerment of women and girls.

Adriana Quiñones Giraldo

Alejandro Ferreiro, M.A. ’90

Alejandro Ferreiro is Director of Espacio Público (Public Space), an independent research center in Santiago, Chile, an organization working on public policy issues in Chile and beyond.

Alejandro Ferreiro

Tony Lang, B.A. ’90

Tony Lang holds a Chair in International Political Theory in the School of International Relations at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.

Tony Lang

Noah Salameh, M.A. ’94

Noah Salameh is the director and co-founder of the Center for Conflict Resolution in Bethlehem, Palestine.

Noah Salameh