Educational Background

COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES

MA, International Training and Education
American University
, School of Education Teaching and Health
Washington, DC / Jan 2007 – May 2008

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Professional Certificate, International Peace and Conflict Resolution
American University, School of International Service
Washington, DC / May 2008
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BA, Liberal Arts
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT / Aug 1999 – May 2003

 

SPECIAL PROGRAMS/COURSES

National Peace Academy
Peacebuilding Peacelearning Intensive
Burlington, VT / July, 2011

From July 17th – 24th, I attended, along with approximately 45 other participants from around the world, the National Peace Academy’s Peacebuilding Peacelearning Intensive, held on the Champlain College campus in Burlington, VT.  Read more…
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Sheffield College
Learning to Teach Online
Online / February – July, 2011

I recently completed my participation in the online course, Learning to Teach Online, offered through Sheffield College in the UK.  A friend of mine recommended that I take this course a couple years ago and I am glad that I finally found the time to actually do it.  Read more…
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Tufts University & International Center on Nonviolent Conflict
Fletcher Summer Institute for the Advanced Study of Nonviolent Conflict
Medford, MA / June, 2011

From June 19-24, I attended, helped organize, and presented at the 2011 Fletcher Summer Institute for the Advanced Study of Nonviolence Conflict.  Read more…
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School of Authentic Journalism
State of Morelos, Mexico / May, 2011

From May 11-21 I was one of 79 journalists, organizers, and educators who gathered in the State of Morelos in Mexico to attend the 2011 School of Authentic Journalism.  The school takes a unique approach – both with content and structure – in exploring the field of journalism, particularly in its role covering social movements across the globe.  Read more…
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Training for Change
How to Teach Theory
Philadelphia, PA / February, 2011

From Thursday, Feb 24 – Sunday, Feb 27, I attended the Training for Change workshop, How to Teach Theory.  This is the second TfC workshop in which I have participated.  Read more…
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Tufts University & International Center on Nonviolent Conflict
Fletcher Summer Institute for the Advanced Study of Nonviolent Conflict
Medford, MA / June, 2010

Each year, the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict holds a week long course on nonviolent conflict and civil resistance at the Fletcher School for Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.  Participants come from all over the world and from a variety of backgrounds.  Read more…
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Training for Change
Training for Social Action Trainers
Philadelphia, PA / November, 2011