CONTACT Low-residency Graduate Certificate Program

CONTACT Faculty and Staff

Faculty

  • Tatsushi AraiTatsushi Arai
    Associate Professor, Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation
    Dr. Tatsushi (Tats) Arai is a scholar-practitioner of conflict resolution, sustainable development, and cross-cultural communication with seventeen years of international experience. Currently, he is an associate professor of peacebuilding and conflict transformation at SIT Graduate Institute in Vermont and a fellow of the Center for Peacemaking Practice, the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University in Virginia.
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  • phot_susie_belleci-thumbSuzanne Belleci
    Faculty
    Conflict Transformation Across Cultures

    Suzanne Belleci, MA, has taught peace and conflict studies at the Arab American University of Jenin, Palestine, and master's degree courses on intercultural communications, organizational behavior, and peacebuilding at SIT Graduate Institute.
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  • phot_clements-thumbKevin Clements
    Faculty, Conflict Transformation Across Cultures program
    Director, National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (New Zealand)

    Kevin Clements, PhD, is currently the Director of the National Center for Peace and Conflict Studies at Otago University in New Zealand. Dr. Clements comes to Otago from the University of Queensland, were he was a professor of Peace and Conflict Studies and the Director of the Australian Center for Peace and Conflict Studies.
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  • Paula GreenPaula Green
    Professor, Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation
    Program Director

    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.
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  • Lerio “Baht” LatumboLerio “Baht” Latumbo
    Faculty
    Conflict Transformation Across Cultures
    Deputy Director
    Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, Phom Penh, Cambodia

    Baht is a widely experienced trainer/facilitator and consultant in the field of nonviolence, conflict transformation, and peacebuilding.
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  • Alice NderituAlice Nderitu
    Faculty, Conflict Transformation Across Cultures (CONTACT)
    Senior Advisor, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue

    Alice Nderitu is currently senior advisor at the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, an independent mediation organization that helps improve the global response to armed conflict, where she advises on two armed and violent conflicts: one in the Plateau State of Northern Nigeria and the other on the Sudan and Southern Sudan border. She is currently working with the peace process in Addis Ababa.
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  • Patricia Worlock MoorePatricia Worlock Moore
    Faculty
    Conflict Transformation Across Cultures

    Paddy Moore, MA, MPA, is a mediator specializing in health care, environmental and public policy issues. She has held senior leadership positions in state human service agencies in New Jersey and Massachusetts.
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  • phot-jan-passion-thumbJan Passion
    Faculty
    Graduate Certificate in Conflict Transformation
    Peacebuilding Associate, Karuna Center
    Consultant, Unarmed Civilian Protection

    Jan Passion earned his master’s in international and intercultural management at the School for International Training in 2000. Jan has been working in the field of peace and nonviolence for over 30 years.
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  • Joseph SebarenziJoseph Sebarenzi
    Faculty
    Conflict Transformation Across Cultures

    Joseph Sebarenzi earned a doctorate in international human rights law from the National University of Ireland, a master’s degree in international and intercultural management from SIT Graduate Institute, and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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  • Ryland WhiteRyland White
    Associate Professor
    Ryland White, associate professor, has been a member of SIT Graduate Institute faculty since 1993. She teaches courses in training design for experiential learning, training for social action, dismantling disability, and ethics and intercultural training design.
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Staff

  • Mark ClarkMark Clark
    Program Manager
    Mark Clark graduated from SIT Graduate Institute in 2008 with a master’s degree in sustainable development. He is also a graduate of University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois. Mark has worked at SIT since 2008 as an admissions officer in Graduate Admissions. Prior to his work at SIT, Mark worked with Sustainable Cambodia in Pursat Province, Cambodia, on issues of water development and also worked with fair trade enterprises in Vermont.
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