Nonviolent Social Change 

  • Active nonviolence
  • Community organizing, mobilization or social action/movements
  • Issue-based educational campaigns
  • Media/journalism/writing 
  • Minority and marginalized empowerment and civil rights advocacy 

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

Obi Anyadike, M.A. ’97

Obi Anyadike is editor-at-large and Africa editor of IRIN, the world’s leading humanitarian news service.

Obi Anyadike

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

Kelsey Davenport, M.A. ’11

Kelsey Davenport is director for nonproliferation policy at the Arms Control Association, a Washington, D.C.-based group that promotes effective arms control policies.

Kelsey Davenport

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

Noah Salameh, M.A. ’94

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

Noah Salameh