Peace Scholar Ellen Furnari Visits for Experts Panel, Discussion, Brainstorming Jan. 27

| January 23, 2014

Webster University’s Behavioral & Social Sciences Department is pleased to welcome¬†Ellen Furnari, a colleague from the International Peace Research Association (IPRA) and University of Otago, New Zealand, to the home campus next week as part of a “Peace Psychology” event on Monday, Jan. 27, noon – 2 p.m., in the Sverdrup Building, room 101.

Full-time or adjunct faculty interested in interdisciplinary programs, international and global education or travel/study-abroad programs are encouraged to participate, and local community members and Webster University students, faculty, administrators and staff are welcome to attend.

Furnari

Furnari

Insights From Research and Scholarship in Peace Psychology
Noon – 12:50 p.m.

Ellen Furnari will be the featured scholar for the panel presentation and discussion, “Insights From Research and Scholarship in Peace Psychology,” along with Webster’s Peace Psychology professors Linda Woolf, Michael Hulsizer and Debbie Stiles.

In conjunction with Webster University’s global education vision, faculty in various graduate and undergraduate programs might consider:

  • Expanding or offering courses in peace studies, peace education, peace psychology, peace building, or conflict transformation;
  • Offering international internships, service-learning programs, study abroad, or short-term hybrid travel courses in this field, e.g., visiting or engaging with international peace organizations, peace education programs, and international peace research conferences, such as the (INMP Conference); and/or
  • Developing or expanding emphases, minors, majors, certificate programs (at the graduate or undergraduate levels) in peace studies, peace research, conflict transformation studies, peace education, peace psychology and the like.

An opportunity to brainstorm these program ideas will follow the panel discussion.

Peace Psychology Conversation & Brainstorming
1 – 2 p.m.

Join guest scholar Furnari for this brainstorming session, exploring ideas for new and expanded courses or programs at Webster in:

  • Peace & Conflict Studies
  • Peace Research
  • Peace Education
  • Peace Psychology courses and programs (major, emphasis, or certificate program)

Attendees of the “Insights From Research and Scholarship in Peace Psychology” panel are welcome to this session as well. Full-time or adjunct faculty interested in interdisciplinary programs, international and global education or travel/study-abroad programs are encouraged to participate.

Session convener: professor Roy Tamashiro

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