Paula Green

EdD, Boston University
MA, New York University
BA, Kean College of New Jersey


Professor, Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation
Program Director

Intercultural Service, Leadership, and Management
Paula Green is a professor of conflict transformation at SIT Graduate Institute, and the founder-director of Conflict Transformation Across Cultures (CONTACT), a graduate certificate program of the SIT Summer Peacebuilding Institute held annually for peacemakers from around the world. CONTACT takes place each year in June on SIT’s Vermont campus and in South Asia in December. Paula joined SIT in 1995 and began the CONTACT program in 1997.

Paula is also the founder of Karuna Center for Peacebuilding, an NGO based in Amherst, Massachusetts, that focuses on international conflict transformation, inter-communal dialogue, and reconciliation. She has decades of experience as a psychologist, educator, and consultant in peacebuilding in many regions of Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe, and in the US. Paula is a winner of the Unsung Heroes of Compassion award, which was presented to her by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in April 2009.