Education

Education

Select alumni that work in this field:

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

Larisa Deriglazova, M.A. ’95

Larisa Deriglazova is a professor of world politics and Director of the Jean Monnet Center of Excellence at Tomsk State University in Russia. 

Larisa Deriglazova

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

Karsonya (Kaye) Whitehead, M.A. ’93

Karsonya (Kaye) Wise Whitehead is Associate Professor of Communication and African and African-American Studies at Loyola University Maryland and the host of "Today with Dr. Kaye" on WEAA 88.9 FM.

Karsonya (Kaye) Whitehead

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

Joe Kennedy, M.A. ’90

Joe Kennedy is an architectural designer who specializes in sustainable building, ecological design, and community development.

Joe Kennedy

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

Dan Moriarty, M.A. ’01

Daniel Moriarty is director of the Maryknoll Bolivia Mission Immersion Program in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

Dan Moriarty

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

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

Irene Perureña , M.A. ’91

Irene Perureña is the Executive Vice President of Ciudad del Saber (City of Knowledge) Foundation in Panama City. 

Irene Perureña

Ellis Jones, M.A. ’92

Ellis Jones is the author of The Better World Handbook, a guide for people who want to make a positive difference in the world and assistant professor of sociology at College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts. 

Ellis Jones

Noah Salameh, M.A. ’94

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

Noah Salameh