Noah Cline: Senior Research Fellow on Fulbright to Taiwan

Noah Cline: Senior Research Fellow on Fulbright to Taiwan

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Right after graduation Noah, a Senior Research Fellow with the center, headed out for military training.  He managed to make it back to SU for a week in July and then departed for Taiwan to undertake his Fulbright Scholar experience.  Noah is one of four SU students who received a Fulbright this year.  It is the highest academic honor the Federal Government bestows and he is an ideal recipient.  Through Fulbright he is working on a Masters degree in Asia-Pacific Studies at the National Chengchi University.  Noah will then report for active duty.
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Abiodun Adeoye: In Tanzania on a Boren Scholarship

Abiodun Adeoye: In Tanzania on a Boren Scholarship

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Abey was the first undergraduate to receive the center’s UNITAR Fellow as well as a recipient of the Bosserman UNESCO Fellowship.  He is in Tanzania on a Boren Scholarship studying Swahili and will return in February.  Abey has received other scholarship offers and is in the envious, if not stressful,  position of having to decide what to do next as he completes his studies at SU.
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Nathanial Samson will Return to the US Holocaust Memorial and Museum in 2020

Nathanial Samson will Return to the US Holocaust Memorial and Museum in 2020

Happenings, News, People
Over the last two semesters Nate has experienced some trouble making it to class but not because he is cutting and heading to the beach.  Far from it – literally.  Nate is spending most of his time overseas.  From January to July of this year he was a Bosserman UNESCO Fellow working at its Paris Headquarters.  Nate came back to SU for about a week in July and then headed off to Poland on a Boren Scholarship to study Polish and to conduct field research.  While in Poland Nate is visiting various sites as he explores the Polish perspective on the Holocaust.  When he returns in February 2020 he will head off to the US Holocaust memorial and Museum with some dignitaries to tour the museum and discuss his field…
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Brian Anderson – Going to Paris on the Bosserman UNESCO Fellowship

Brian Anderson – Going to Paris on the Bosserman UNESCO Fellowship

Happenings, News, People
Brian is in his second year of the Masters of Art in Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution (MACADR) program and is a mentor in the center.  In January Brian will go to Paris on the Bosserman UNESCO Fellowship where he will be working at UNESCO Headquarters in the Prevention of Violent Extremism (PVE) unit.  Brian’s personal life journey will be an asset to UNESCO as he has come from an environment where violence of all forms is prevalent.  That experience, and his training in conflict analysis and dispute resolution, makes him an ideal person for the position.  After UNESCO Brian is either heading to Switzerland for work or off to earn his doctorate.
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Falasca First to be Awarded the Center’s UNITAR Fellowship

Falasca First to be Awarded the Center’s UNITAR Fellowship

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Francesca is from Rome Italy and is the center’s Graduate Assistant and is involved in the provision of services as well as teaching, workshop and training events.  The center is affiliated with the United Nations Institute for Research and Training (UNITAR) and as a result Francesca became the first graduate student to be awarded the Center’s UNITAR Fellowship.  This will allow her to work with us on research, over the next two years that focuses on developments in graduate academic programs as well as practical field based programs of conflict intervention.
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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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Carol Bosserman Passing

Carol Bosserman Passing

News, People
It is with great sadness to relay to you all that Carol Bosserman has passed away. She and her husband, Dr. Phillip Bosserman, were an integral part of our Bosserman Center for Conflict Resolution and it's creation at Salisbury University. Her lively, warm and loving presence will be missed. -- Dr. Brian Polkinghorn SALISBURY - Carol Ann Pokrant Bosserman dies on December 22, 2018 at Coastal Hospice at the Lake, Salisbury, Maryland. She was 85 years old. Born in Upper Darby, PA, she was the oldest daughter of the late Awald E. Pokrant and Pheobe M. Roberts Pokrant of Pensacola, FL. Mrs. Bosserman was a graduate of Pensacola Jr. College, Vanderbilt Peabody University and The University of South Florida. She taught elementary school for 15 years and retired as an…
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Graduation Spring 2016

Graduation Spring 2016

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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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Dr. Toran Hansen: Recent Accomplishments

Dr. Toran Hansen: Recent Accomplishments

Faculty, News, People
Dr. Hansen is a dynamic practitioner and scholar in the twin fields of conflict resolution and peace studies. He has been a very active conflict resolution practitioner, particularly with vulnerable, disadvantaged individuals and groups. He is currently on the board of directors for the Perspectives of Freedom Foundation, which conducts development and conflict resolution work in Central and South America, as well as the West Virginia Center for Peace and Conflict. He has previously conducted conflict resolution workshops with diverse natural resource conflict stakeholders in Suriname. In addition, Dr. Hansen has conducted workshops for at-risk youth and developed anti-racism training materials for community organizations. Dr. Hansen has also been a restorative justice dialogue facilitator in criminal cases involving severe violence with juvenile and adult offenders. He has published numerous articles…
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