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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 am working with clients and partners virtually during the pandemic. My career and work has spanned college and university teaching, practicing law, teaching in the Fulbright program, working at a think tank, and career coaching and consulting.
I’ve been interviewed on
The TODAY Show, featured in the , and given a Washington Post Magazine TEDx talk. I’ve published op-eds in The , New York Times , and other publications. I’ve enjoyed writing about the fields I’ve been part of, publishing three books – Baltimore Sun (IAP 2016), Peace Jobs: A Student’s Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (USIP Press 2013), and Peacebuilding in Community Colleges: A Teaching Resource (Delmar 1996). I’m also the president and co-founder of the Legal Research and Writing Forage Center for Peacebuilding and Humanitarian Education, Inc. The Forage Center focuses on offering experiential-based training in humanitarian practices.
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Talking About Peace, June 2017
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If you are US alumni of a State Department Grant: Do you or does an alum you know have a community project in mind? We are excited to share with you that the Citizen Diplomacy Action Fund (CDAF) is accepting applications for the 2021 round! This funding opportunity is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and implemented by Partners
Continue reading “Citizen Diplomacy Action Fund for U.S. Alumni: Deadline, 7/23/21, Grants up to $10,000”
This summer I though I might repost pieces that I have written in the past. In this Huff Post article I argue that we are better off with less bathrooms at home than people. Sharing is good, and advances conflict resolution and peacebuilding. What do you think?
In effort to support peacebuilders across the globe in a time of increased use of virtual tools, the Global Campus is transforming into a new, cutting-edge online learning community platform. USIP is moving its Global Campus to a new website, https://usip-global-campus.mn.co. This new platform offers: New courses and improved course content. Quicker and more user-friendly experience. Community-building and networking opportunities. All free
Continue reading “USIP’s Global Campus Network: Continues to Offer Free Online Courses”
The National Museum of American Diplomacy invites you to: Diplomacy Classroom:World Refugee DayTuesday, June 8, 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EDT Join a discussion with U.S. diplomats Anjalina Sen and Stacy Gilbert from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration about U.S. humanitarian leadership in efforts to resolve the plight of
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Feeling bad or down happens to all of us. If it become serious, professional help is needed. But short of that, this piece by Andrea Moran and in today’s WaPo provides some advice on what to do.
Time for Hug from Mom, Fulbright Edge, 4/30/21
Interview with Carina Leeson, posted, 9/18/20 on my Work as a Lawyer and Mediator