Barbara J. Simmons

Adjunct Professor, International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program

(215) 833-7877

About Me

Barbara Simmons, served as executive director for thirty years of The Peace Center, an educational peace and justice non-profit organization. Simmons assembled a talented team of peace educators, implementing programs focused to prevent and address conflict, violence, racism and bigotry, implementing them in schools, communities and helping families throughout the Delaware Valley region. Simmons is certified in Community and Family Mediation, Conflict Transformation, Advanced Compassionate Listening, Healing and Rebuilding our Communities, Crisis Management, Trauma Healing, Alternatives to Violence, and Racial Equity. 

Simmons was founding director of PeaceTalks radio producing radio documentaries from Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Rwanda, South Africa, Vietnam, Northern Ireland, Canada and the United States. 

Newtown, PA

Home Country

Education History

Institute of Archaeology, London 1884

Bachelor of Science, Major in Anthropology and Archaeology

Minor in Sociology