SHSS Faculty Presents on Peace Education Funding at ISA

Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D.

Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS,) presented at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference held in New Orleans, La. The theme of the conference was: “Global IR and Regional Worlds.” Duckworth’s presentation was titled: “Donors, Kids and Classrooms:  What Happens When Elites Fund Peace Education”.   It was part of a panel on the topic: “The Ethical Challenges of Funding Peacebuilding: Donor Driven Peace?”

Duckworth is the faculty facilitator for the Peace and Conflict Education Working Group at SHSS. The group seeks to equip and empower schools worldwide to be examples and builders of peace, and to promote activities and curriculum that can help extend peace into the local communities.

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