Forage Center’s Florida Simulation Featured in Mason Alumni Magazine

This month’s Mason Spirit, the magazine of GMU alumni, is featuring an article about the simulation that my NGO the Forage Center offers in Florida twice a year.  If you are a graduate student and interested in attending, contact the Forage Center for more information.  Registration will open next week.  If you are thinking aboutContinue reading “Forage Center’s Florida Simulation Featured in Mason Alumni Magazine”

Conflict Summit Prepares High School Students for Humanitarian Field Work, George Mason University News, 7/28

By: David J. Smith, July 29, 2017 This piece is about the Conflict Resolution Youth Summit I participated in at George Mason University a few weeks back.  It focuses on the humanitarian simulation I ran on behalf of the Forage Center for Peacebuilding and Humanitarian Education, Inc. Click below to read

Designing a Paper Airplane, the Metaphor of a Lamp, and Other Models for Reflective Practice

By: David J. Smith, May 5, 2017 I am fortunate to have the opportunity to teach students working toward their certificate, master’s and PhD degrees at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University, where I received my MS.  The past few years I have taught the course “Reflective Practice in ConflictContinue reading “Designing a Paper Airplane, the Metaphor of a Lamp, and Other Models for Reflective Practice”