International Peace And Conflict Resolution

Feb 18, 2013 Purnell Cropper

Peace Activist Reflects on Northern Ireland’s ‘Troubles’

By JEN RETTER ’16 Photography KARA WRIGHT ’14 “I’m proud of the place that I’m from.” Those were the first words uttered by Jon McCourt, a peace activist and Theatre of Witness performer, prior to a screening of We Carried Your Secrets at Arcadia University. The documentary film looks behind the...

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Dec 14, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Fernandez Presents at the 4th Annual Masculinities Conference in La Paz, Bolivia

Alejandro Fernandez Gutierrez, a Fulbright Scholar and second-year student in Arcadia University's International Peace and Conflict Resolution master's program, presented at the 4th Annual Masculinities Conference in La Paz, Bolivia, on Dec. 7. The conference brings together scholars from Bolivia,...

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Dec 10, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Huffington Post: HROC Program Inspires ‘Hope in the Next Generation’

The Huffington Post featured a story on Healing and Rebuilding Our Communities (HROC), a program held at Arcadia University on Dec 7. In her article, "Finding Hope in the Next Generation," Karin Kasdin writes about attending the three-day intensive program and being "awed by the youthful...

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Nov 25, 2012 Purnell Cropper

IPCR Student Presents at Latin American Studies Consortium, Dec. 7

Julie Hutton, a second-year master’s student in Arcadia University's International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program, will present “Legacy of the Civil Conflict in El Salvador: Examining the Historical Narratives of NGO Workers” at the Latin American Studies Consortium at Temple University on...

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Nov 25, 2012 Purnell Cropper

IPCR Students and Faculty Publish Paper on Cyprus Conflict in ‘Peace Review’

Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice published a paper by students and faculty in Arcadia University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program titled “Crisis as Impetus Toward Conflict Resolution in Cyprus.” Drs. Samer Abboud and Warren Haffar and master’s students Steven F. Harter...

Nov 21, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Learning How to Heal: Displaced by War, World-traveling Pharmacist Seeks Peace

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography PEDRO LEAL ’13 As a pharmacist in the midst of major conflicts, it’s crucial to hold just the right skill set—lives are at stake. While working as a humanitarian pharmacist for French-based nonprofit organization Pharmacie et Aide Humanitaire (PAH), Prudence...

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Oct 24, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Register for Three-Day Conflict Resolution Workshop in November

Trauma affects many of us. Over the summer, several members of the Arcadia University community traveled to Rwanda to participate in a facilitator training for Healing and Rebuilding Our Communities (HROC). The model was created to help respond to the numerous violent conflicts that devastated the...

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Oct 17, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Heifer International: Arcadia Delegates Travel to Sierra Leone to Discuss Future Programs

Heifer International recently featured a story on Arcadia University delegates who visited Heifer Sierra Leone to build upon a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed in 2009 to provide post-graduate internship opportunities to Arcadia students. The group included Warren Haffar, Dean of...

Oct 5, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Gutierrez ’13M Among 25 to Participate in International Young Leaders Forum

Alejandro Fernandez Gutierrez ’13M, a Fulbright Scholar in Arcadia University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution master’s program,  was recently accepted to the Global Conference on Democracy, Human Rights and the Fragility of Freedom to be held at McGill University in Montreal, Canada,...

Oct 1, 2012 Sarah Schwartz

Fulbright Scholar, La Paz Native Hopes to Restore Peace

Equal parts diplomat, anthropologist, social worker and mediator, the role of peace negotiator is both administrative and creative. It takes more than an excellent education, it requires an extraordinary person. Alejandro Fernandez Gutierrez ’13M, a Fulbright Scholar in Arcadia University’s...

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Sep 20, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Abboud Discusses Syria and UN Peace Envoy Lakhdar Brahimi on HuffPost Live

Dr. Samer Abboud, Assistant Professor of History and International Studies at Arcadia University, returned to HuffPost Live as a guest panelist on Thursday, Sept. 20. In a segment hosted by Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, he discussed whether or not United Nations Peace Envoy Lakhdar Brahimi can help Syria...

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Sep 7, 2012 Purnell Cropper

Mikulski Presents ‘Linking US Agriculture to the World’ at American Chemical Society National Meeting

Neil Mikulski ’02, ’04M, presented “Foreign Agricultural Service: Linking US Agriculture to the World” at the 244th American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition: Materials for Health and Medicine, held in Philadelphia, Aug. 19-23. He graduated from Arcadia University with a B.A. in...