David J. Smith to Speak to Graduates of University of North Carolina-Greensboro Peace and Conflict Program, May 7


David J. Smith with speak to graduates of UNC/G's Masters in Peace and Conflict Studies Program on May 7
David J. Smith will speak to graduates of UNCG’s Masters in Peace and Conflict Studies Program on May 7


David J. Smith, educational consultant and peacebuilding trainer, and editor of Peacebuilding in Community Colleges: A Teaching Resource will speak to graduates of the University of North Carolina-Greenboro’s (UNCG) Masters Program in Peace and Conflict Studies on May 7, 2014.  The talk will take place in Stone 204 from 5-8 p.m.

Smith from 2005-2012 served as a senior program officer and the national educational outreach officer at the U.S. Institute of Peace in Washington, DC.  He currently is a senior faculty member at the Consortium for Humanitarian Service and Education, a senior consultant for Street Law, Inc., and was a U.S. Fulbright Scholar, teaching peace studies and alternative dispute resolution at the University of Tartu in Estonia.  He has published in the Chronicle of Higher Education, Journal of Peace Education, Conflict Resolution Quarterly, and ACResolution.

The Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at UNCG is a comprehensive program offering a BA, MA and a post-baccalaureate certificate.  It is located within the School of Health and Human Sciences.    The program seeks to “address building peaceful and just social systems, communities, and societies by educating students and engaging with policymakers and the broader community in creating the context for positive conflict transformation.”

For more information about this talk  and the program at UNCG contact conflictstudies@uncg.edu.

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