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Students at the Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center come from all over the world and from all walks of life. Every fellow shares the goal of creating a more peaceful world, but each in their own way and within various divergent disciplines. Read more about the Fellows – their stories, their goals - in their words.

Peace Fellows

Willan Mendoza

— Bolivia —
Department of City and Regional Planning

Isabelle Michaud-Letourneau

— Canada —
School of Public Health

Elohim Monard

— Peru —
Master in International Development Policy

Derran Moss

— Australia —
Department of Political Science

Maja Muminagic

— Bosnia —
Global Studies

Darshan P. Mundada

— India —
School of Social Work

Olga Nesterova

— Kazakhstan —
Department of City and Regional Planning

Mayer Ngomesia

— Cameroon —
Master in International Development Policy

Silviya Nitsova

— Bulgaria —
Global Studies

Mitchell O’Brien

— Australia —
Master in International Development Policy

Aybolek Ovezova

— Turkmenistan —
Russian & Eastern European Studies

Anabella Palacios

— Argentina —
Department of City and Regional Planning

Branka Panic

— Serbia —
Master in International Development Policy

Aldo Perfetto Alexandrow

— Venezuela —
Master in International Development Policy

Gonzalo Pertile

— Uruguay —
Master in International Development Policy

Luiz Pinto

— Brazil —
Master in International Development Policy

Rachel Rafferty

— United Kingdom —
School of Education

Leandro Ragone

— Argentina —
Master in International Development Policy

Beatriz Rey

— Brazil —
Department of Political Science

Ali Reza Eshraghi

— Iran —
Department of Communication Studies

Giovanny Rincón Alvarez

— Colombia —
Global Studies

Gada Roba

— Ethiopia —
Master in International Development Policy

Zazil (María) Romero Echaverría

— Mexico —
Master in International Development Policy

Odette Rouvet

— Mexico —
Master in International Development Policy

Ryan Rowe

— Canada —
School of Public Health

Luisa Ryan

— Australia —
School of Media and Journalism

Divina Sabino

— Seychelles —
Master in International Development Policy

Ana Salazar Manzur-Allan

— Australia —
Master in International Development Policy

Zumrat Salmorbekova

— Kyrgyzstan —
Russian & Eastern European Studies

Rhett Sangster

— Canada —
Master in International Development Policy

Barbara Santibañez

— Chile —
Global Studies

Natsuko Sawaya

— Japan —
Department of Maternal and Child Health

Daniela Schermerhorn

— Brazil —
Master in International Development Policy

Johanna Schubert

— Germany —
Public Health Leadership Program

Anna Schurmann

— Australia —
School of Public Health

Scott Sellwood

— Australia —
Department of Geography

Chad Shipmaker

— Canada —
Master in International Development Policy

Pia Simonsen

— Australia —
Master in International Development Policy

Kirandeep Sirah

— United Kingdom —
Department of Folklore

Muyatwa Sitali

— Zambia —
Master in International Development Policy

Francesca Sorbara

— Italy —
Department of Anthropology

Susan Stigant

— Canada —
Department of Political Science

Carmen Strigel

— Germany —
School of Education

Abu Sufian Taj Elassfia

— Sudan —
Master in International Development Policy

Ena Sugiyama

— Japan —
Department of Political Science

Hai-Ryung Sung

— South Korea —
Department of Maternal and Child Health

Shai Tamari

— Israel —
Department of History

Josephus Tenga

— Sierra Leone —
Master in International Development Policy

Daniela Tort

— Mexico —
Master in International Development Policy

Jessica Butcher Trijsburg

— Australia —
School of Education