NEWS, HAPPENINGS & ARTICLES

Noah Cline: Senior Research Fellow on Fulbright to Taiwan

Noah Cline: Senior Research Fellow on Fulbright to Taiwan

Happenings, News, People
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

Happenings, News, People
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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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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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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