Foutz Receives 2018 Doctoral Research Fellowship with the Bosserman Center

Foutz Receives 2018 Doctoral Research Fellowship with the Bosserman Center

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Brittany Foutz (MA in Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution, Salisbury University, 2017) is the recipient of the 2018 Doctoral Research Fellowship with the Bosserman Center for Conflict Resolution. Brittany just completed her first year of doctoral study in the School of Conflict management, Peacebuilding and Development at Kennesaw State University in Georgia.  She is also a graduate assistant with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).  Brittany has been the recipient of several prestigious awards including Gilman Grant through the US Department of State, the SU Presidential Scholarship and has worked with the UN in Geneva. During her Research Fellowship Brittany will be conducting independent research on several topics including her dissertation that focuses on victims’ satisfaction with the reparations they have received from the International Criminal Court…
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Bosserman UNESCO Fellows

Bosserman UNESCO Fellows

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Dana Day (Senior double major in conflict analysis and dispute resolution and psychology) and Harrison Leon (Sophomore double major in conflict analysis and dispute resolution and political science) are the first two Bosserman UNESCO Fellows. Named after the late founder of the center, Dr. Phil Bosserman, the UNESCO Bosserman Fellowship provides students with the opportunity to work in UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on timely programs relating to the prevention of violent extremism and empathy education. Dr. Mark Brennan, Professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology and Education at Penn State University and a UNESCO Chair in Community, Leadership, and Youth Development was a former student of Dr. Bosserman. Mark is the creator of the Fellowship program where a total of 10 students from the US are taking part. Dana…
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Ginta-Martin & Kesteven Inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) National Leadership Honor Society

Ginta-Martin & Kesteven Inducted into Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) National Leadership Honor Society

Happenings, News
Alexandra Ginta Martin (MA CADR) and Brittany Kesteven (President of the SGO and GA in the Bosserman Center) were inducted into the Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK) National Leadership Honor Society on November 17, 2017. Omicron Delta Kappa was founded on Dec. 3, 1914 on the campus of Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va. The Society was founded by a group of 15 students and faculty who believed that leadership at the collegiate level should be recognized and encouraged across all phases of campus life. The motives which guided the founders sprang from the desire to bring together one body for the general good of the institution, leaders from all parts of the college or university community. The success of the O∆K Idea, an essential part of which is its…
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Ravizza Awarded 2018 Rotary International Peace Fellowship

Ravizza Awarded 2018 Rotary International Peace Fellowship

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Dr. Dean Ravizza was awarded a 2018 Rotary International Peace Fellowship to further his work in using sports to bring people together across war zones and ideological divides. Ravizza is one of only 25 professionals selected globally for the certificate program at the Rotary Peace Center at Chulalongkhorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. The fellowship seeks to develop leaders who can become catalysts for peace, and conflict prevention and resolution. His honor is a first for SU, as well as for Rotary District 7630, spanning Maryland and Delaware. Rotary Peace Fellowships provide a backdrop for increasing the capacity of committed peacebuilders through rigorous academic training, practical field experiences, and global networking opportunities. Ravizza will be studying and conducting fieldwork during the 11-week intensive program in throughout Thailand alongside other recipients from…
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Advances in International Law and Jurisprudence

Advances in International Law and Jurisprudence

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A new book edited by Dr. Thomas Boudreau (Salisbury University), Dr. Juan Carlos Sainz-Borgo (University for Peace) and Dr. Brian Polkinghorn (Salisbury University). About Advances in International Law and Jurisprudence: Enhancing the Role of the Judiciary in the Rule of Law (Oct. 2017) "Due to the agony and horrors of World War II, the Allied governments made solemn promises to their own and other peoples concerning self-determination, the creation of a United Nations and prosecuting war criminals that resulted, as argued in this book, a fiduciary Law of Nations common to humanity. Since these promises and wartime declarations were created directly between a government and its own people, below the level of a “state”, the resulting Law of Nations is self-executing and now governs the legal relationship of a government…
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His Excellency Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta to Speak in September 2016

His Excellency Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta to Speak in September 2016

Happenings, Lecture Series
Speaker: His Excellency Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta Former Prime Minister and President of Timor-Leste Co-Recipient of the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize United Nations' Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Integrated Peace Building Office in Guinea-Bissau Title:  “The USA and Us:  A View from a Remote Village in Southeast Asia” Event Page Description: Dr. Jose Ramos Horta, human rights champion, former Prime Minister and President of Timor-Leste and co-recipient of the 1996 Nobel Peace Prize speaks in the Bosserman Center for Conflict Resolution’s “One Person Can Make a Difference” lecture series.  His lecture kicks off the Center’s 25th anniversary celebration.
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Graduation Spring 2016

Graduation Spring 2016

Happenings, News, People
On May 18, 2016, some 201 students received their master’s degrees from Salisbury University as part of the largest class in its 90-year history. Among them were our Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution graduate students Xiwen Jin (China), Melissa Aristizabal (Colombia) and Alexandra Ginta Martin (Romania). For the past two years they have been actively involved in several research projects at the Bosserman Center, as well as events and lectures. Alexandra was also the Graduate Commencement Speaker and will be joining the teaching team of the CADR Department starting Fall 2017! Watch Alexandra Ginta Martin's Commencement Ceremony Speech.
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