Association for Conflict Resolution and Peace and Justice Studies Association Announce Collaboration: Joint Conference Planned for 2020

For those of us working in the conflict and peacebuilding fields, the announced collaboration between the Peace and Justice Studies Association and Association for Conflict Resolution is very significant.   I have long argued that our field has become too fractured with competing groups vying for  attention and  the participation of those doing similar work.   This hasContinue reading “Association for Conflict Resolution and Peace and Justice Studies Association Announce Collaboration: Joint Conference Planned for 2020”

Working for the Greater Good: Strategies for Launching a Career in Peace and Justice, PJSA Conference, Birmingham, AL, 10/28/17

If you attending the Peace and Justice Studies Association meeting in Birmingham, AL at the University of Alabama/Birmingham, October 25-28, 2017 be sure to join us for a session on careers.  I am presenting with my colleagues Susan Cushman, Amy Cox, and Gordie Fellman.  It’s the only career awareness session at PJSA. Saturday, October 28,Continue reading “Working for the Greater Good: Strategies for Launching a Career in Peace and Justice, PJSA Conference, Birmingham, AL, 10/28/17”

Community Colleges, A New Frontier

By David J. Smith Efforts at advancing teaching peace in secondary education often through peace education approaches, in four year undergraduate institutions by way of peace studies, and in graduate education generally via conflict resolution strategies have been successful as measured by the number of programs offered in those educational environments, as well as theContinue reading “Community Colleges, A New Frontier”