B.A. Alumni Peacebuilders

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

Jeb Brovsky, B.A. ’11

Jeb Brovsky plays midfield for the Vancouver Whitecaps FC, a major league soccer team based in Vancouver, British Columbia. He also is the founder of Peace Pandemic.

Jeb Brovsky

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

Molly Kinder, B.A. ’01

Molly Kinder is director of agriculture and Europe policy for ONE, a nonpartisan advocacy organization that works to mitigate extreme poverty.

Molly Kinder

Brian Klein, B.A. ’08

Brian Klein is a PhD student studying Environmental Science, Policy and Management at the University of California, Berkeley, studying the political economy of energy and extractive industries. 

Brian Klein

Matt Walsh, B.A. ’06

Matthew Walsh is a member of the U.S. Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff in Washington, D.C., where he focuses on Africa and development.

Matt Walsh

Stephanie Sluka Brauer, B.A. ’97

Stephanie Sluka Brauer is the resource development manager for Habitat for Humanity International’s Africa and Middle East regional office.

Stephanie Sluka Brauer

Tony Lang, B.A. ’90

Tony Lang is a senior lecturer in the School of International Relations at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.

Tony Lang

Steve Fuller, B.A. ’92

Steve Fuller, the commanding officer of the USS Nicholas, a U.S. Navy frigate, bridges the worlds of the military and peacebuilding.

Steve Fuller

Tona Boyd, B.A. ’03

Tona Boyd works as an attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C.

Tona Boyd

Peter Quaranto, B.A. ’06

Peter Quaranto traveled to northern Uganda when he was a Notre Dame junior majoring in political science and peace studies.

Peter Quaranto