Peace Fellow Projects & Publications

Below you will find some links to papers, videos and and articles by and about our alumni.

Class 15:

Hayley Welgus published a guest column in The Herald Sun called “Teen dating violence: a culture of change starts in our classrooms”.

Daniela Teixeira Schermerhorn published an article in Américas: the Johns Hopkins Journal of Latin American Studies Journal called “Addressing Brazil’s national Plan to combat the Use of Crack Cocaine“.

Class 14:

Barbara Santibañez contributed to the following blogs in the International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) Learning Portal with Dr. Catherine Honeyman, Director of Ishya Consulting.

Gabriel Maisonnave created “The Chronicles of Peace Project”, which seeks to record and share the stories of those individuals working in the field of Peace and Conflict Resolution. Listen to their stories here.

Gabriel Maisonnave published an article in the Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy called “Children Taking the Lead to Counter Inter-Tribal Conflict in Northern Kenya”.

Mariana Abdalla won many awards for her documentary film titled “Finn” about a 81 year old Danish retired bricklayer that lost his wife and traveled abroad for the first time after her passing in 2015.

Class 12:

Geysar Gurbanov  published an article in The Harvard Crimson called “The New Cold War”. Click here to read it.

Geysar Gurbanov published an article in the Baltimore Sun called “America’s homegrown radicals: the alt-right”. Click here to read it.

Dilshad Jaff published this article in Scientific Research Publishing (SCIRP), which is one of the largest Open Access journal publishers.

Dilshad Jaff published “Targeting health care in armed conflicts and emergencies: is it underestimated?” in Taylor & Francis Online.

Class 11:

Silvia Fontana, co-authored a section on the complexity of theories and practices on sustainable human development, with a focus on SDG16, in Springer’s Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy and Governance. You can access the publication here.

Class 10:

Jessica Butcher co-authored a policy brief that was published by the Maastricht Graduate School of Governance titled “Advanced Academic Update Overview: Return, Reintegration and Development”.  Click here to read it.

Rachel Rafferty published an article called “Understanding the cultural dimension of intractable conflict: What are the implications for peace education practice?” in the Peace Studies Journal. It is available online here.

Kirandeep Sirah developed “Telling Stories that Matter: A Toolkit” during his Applied Field Experience with Partners for Democratic Change in the Summer of 2012.  The toolkit is available online, and can be downloaded for free.

Class 9:

Ali Reza Eshraghi had an article published on on 7th August 2013 titled “Iran’s proposed cabinet: The old guard is back in charge”  Click here to read.  He was also published on 21 February 2012 in the English language version of AlJazeera about one of the most watched politicians in Iran.  Click here to read the article.

Class 8:

Aung Aung published an article titled “Promoting Democracy in Myanmar” through the Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP) in Sweden.  Click here to read the article.

Anabella Palacios co-authored, “The Sharing Economy can Transform Economic Development”. Her article was published in The Huffington Post.

Class 7:

Louisa Dow provided policy advice to Habitat for Humanity in Haiti, and worked on projects related to housing, community and capacity development. For Dow, shelter is intimately connected to peacebuilding.

Louisa Dow co-authored a report on “Australia’s non-core funding to the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank”. Click here to read the main findings of the report.

Class 6:

Katia de Mello Dantas speaks at the Sao Paulo Rotary Convention.

The full speech can be viewed here.

Class 5:

Isabelle Michaud-Letourneau will be speaking at the Policy Sciences Annual Institute meeting in Collegeville, Pennsylvania on October 26th on the Complexity in Nutrition Policy: Dimensions, Dynamics and Strategies panel.  Isabelle will be talking about “Implementing the National Multi-Sectoral Strategy to Reduce Stunting in Mozambique”.

Class 4:

Stephanie Borsboom lives and works in the country that has become her second home – Nepal. Her small NGO is still running well and they have now completed the construction of over 30 schools, 50 water supply systems with many more in the pipeline. In addition, her job at the World Bank has proven to be extremely challenging and interesting. She is now working in the water resources, climate change and environment unit and had the opportunity to work on the project in this video.

Nidhi Khosla, Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri-Columbia, was cited in the following articles in support of her current research.

Study Points to Need to Share End-of-Life Wish With Family

More Individuals Discussing End-of-Life Wishes With Loved Ones

Clients Lost in System When Safety-Net Agencies Close

 Martin Kunik, a political scientist at the University of San Andres, Buenos Aires, Argentina, has had columns published in several major newspapers. “Why Anti-Peronism is a Mistake,” from Feb. 2012 – click here for the full article (in Spanish).

Juan E. Ugarriza, Assistant Professor at El Rosario University in Bogota, Colombia, has published and article he co-wrote in the Journal of Conflict Resolution.  Click here to read the full article.

Class 1:

Mitch O’Brien, has a publication at the World Bank under their series, “Directions in Development”. Access the e-book, “Benchmarking and Self-Assessment for Parliaments” here.

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