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Peace and Justice Institute


  • Alma Abdul Hadi-Jadallah, PhD.
    George Mason University, Eastern Mennonite University, Kommon Denominator
  • Phyllis Beck Kritek, RN, PhD, FAAN.
    Former faculty member, Harvard School of Public Health, Board of Trustees of the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools
  • Iron Eagle
    Apache Medicine Man
  • Angela King
    Deputy Director, Life After Hate
  • George Lopez, PhD.
    Notre Dame University, The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
  • Peggy McIntosh, PhD.
    Founder and Senior Associate, National SEED Project
  • Michael Nagler, PhD.
    Founder, The Metta Center for Nonviolence, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley
  • Lucy M. Roberts, M.A.
    Roberts Consulting, primary consultant in the development and foundation of the Peace and Justice Institute
  • David J. Smith
    The United States Institute of Peace
  • Emily Style
    Founding Co-Director, National SEED Project
  • Elaine Sullivan, M.A.
    The Center for Renewal and Wholeness in Higher Education
  • Lee Mun Wah
    International Diversity Trainer and Filmmaker








PJI Journal Cover



    Goals of the Institute are to:
    1. Create and teach a Peace and Justice Studies curriculum
    2. Sponsor and collaborate on peace and justice events
    3. Foster a connection with Valencia's A.S. programs in peace studies and conflict transformation
    4. Offer community outreach in peace and justice
    5. Engage in realizing Valencia's core competencies