CADR Alum, Foutz Accepts Faculty Position at SU

CADR Alum, Foutz Accepts Faculty Position at SU

Faculty, Happenings
On May 31, 2019, Bosserman Center Research Fellow Brittany Foutz successfully defended her dissertation on “Victim Satisfaction with Reparations from the International Criminal Court: An Examination of Child Soldier Cases from Kenya and Sexual Violence Cases from the Democratic Republic of Congo”. She received her Ph.D. from the School of Conflict Management, Peacebuilding, and Development at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. She accepted a faculty position with the Department of Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution and is currently working on several research projects and program development in the Bosserman Center.  Dr. Foutz has previously worked with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research and the United Nations Centre international de formation des autorités et leaders division.  In addition, she has taught Human Trafficking and Human Rights courses with United…
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Dr. S.I. Keethaponcaian (Dr. Keetha) Explores Post-War Dynamics of Sri Lanka

Dr. S.I. Keethaponcaian (Dr. Keetha) Explores Post-War Dynamics of Sri Lanka

Book Releases, Happenings, News, People
Dr. Keetha launched his newest book that explores the post-war dynamics in his home country of Sri Lanka.  It is packed with incredible insight that only a top rated scholar and someone who has lived through it can produce.  Dr. Keetha is well known and well regarded in Sri Lanka.  People from many ethnic groups and from across the nation read his work in national papers.  He has produced hundreds and hundreds of article and is known for being honest and as objective as possible with his analysis of the complex dynamics that swirl around the nation.  Because he shies away from partisanship his credibility is extremely high.  For a concise review of this must read book see the Sri Lankan Guardian article.
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Master’s Degree in Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution Open House

Master’s Degree in Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution Open House

Alert, Happenings, Information, News
Thursday, October 10th 1:00pm - 2:30pm Location: The Bosserman Center for Conflict Resolution This event is for anyone interested in Salisbury University's Master's Degree in Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution. Come meet our faculty and current graduate students to learn more about the program. Light refreshments will be provided. Please contact Dr. Ignaciyas Soosaipillai atiksoosaipillai@salisbury.edu if you have any questions about the session.
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Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

Happenings, News
Welcome back for the 2019/2020 Academic Year! This year we have many plans and happenings, so keep your eyes on this page for updates at the Bosserman Center. Hope you settle in and get back to work! Come by the Center and see us. We're on the corner of Camden and College Avenue, right across the street from Holloway Hall. Welcome back... and stay informed! The Crew at the Bosserman Center
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Foutz Receives 2018 Doctoral Research Fellowship with the Bosserman Center

Foutz Receives 2018 Doctoral Research Fellowship with the Bosserman Center

Happenings, News
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

Happenings, News
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

Happenings, News
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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