Welcome! Whether you are here for career coaching, to explore conflict resolution and peacebuilding work, or to learn more about international education, I’m glad you have arrived!
I’m based in the Washington, DC area and work with clients and partners by Zoom during the pandemic. My career has spanned college and university teaching, practicing law, teaching in the Fulbright program, think tank work, and now career coaching and consulting.
In January 2017 I visited St. Petersburg College in Clearwater, FL. I was there to share with students approaches to engagement across political and cultural divides. This short video clip is from an activity where students considered how a politically conservative father might engage with his more progressive child on the topic of refugees. NowContinue reading “Getting Back to Student Face to Face Engagement”
Tomorrow, 1/18/21, is our national holiday honoring the work and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Join the City of Rockville, Maryland is participating in its virtual celebration of his life. The 49th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Monday, January 18, 2021 Noon-1:30 p.m.Due to COVID-19 the 49th MLK Jr. Day Celebration willContinue reading “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: Rockville, Maryland, 1/18/21”
Awarded for Distinguished Service to expanding knowledge in the field of Conflict Resolution as Presented by The Association for Conflict Resolution’s Education, Research and Training Section Established in 2007 by the Education Section of the Association of Conflict Resolution (ACR), the William J. Kreidler Award is given to a person who has engaged in education, research, teachingContinue reading “The William J. Kreidler Award: Nominations Open 1/1/21, Close 7/1/21”
In America today it is more important than ever for young people to have opportunities to meet and collaborate with each other across the whole country. We must begin listening to one another, healing, and moving forward together. That starts with knowing one another. AmerXchange is a pilot domestic exchange program between urban and rural schools. Each smallContinue reading “AmerXchange Domestic Exchange Survey”
With everyone working from home, working/life balance – or at least adjustment – is important. I was asked about it my interview last year on The TODAY Show and have written about the need to keep work in perspective in Forbes. This piece in yesterday’s WaPo written by Kevin Dickinson is also helpful.