Core Faculty

Bruce W. Dayton
Bruce W. Dayton

Executive Director, CONTACT
Chair, Diplomacy and International Relations
Chair, Peace and Justice Leadership

Bruce W. Dayton (PhD, Syracuse University, 1999) has been active in peacebuilding and conflict transformation work for over twenty years as a practitioner, a researcher, and an educator. His work focuses on the intersection of social identity and intractable conflicts and the role that intermediaries can play in transforming them.

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Tatsushi Arai
Tatsushi Arai

Professor
CONTACT

Dr Tatsushi Arai is a peace researcher and conflict resolution practitioner with more than 20 years of international experience.

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Adjunct Faculty and Guests

Alla Korzh
Alla Korzh

Assistant Professor

Dr. Alla Korzh is an educator, researcher, and practitioner in the field of comparative and international education with a regional focus on Eastern Europe and education development. She holds a doctorate in international educational development from Teachers College, Columbia University.

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Suzanne Belleci
Suzanne Belleci

Peace and Justice Leadership

Suzanne Belleci has been teaching conflict transformation, social justice, cross-cultural communication, and management courses at SIT for 17 years. She served as SIT’s first ombudsperson, bringing groups together, facilitating dialog circles for conflict resolution, and mediating one-on-one disputes. 

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Paula Green

Professor Emerita

 

Dr. Paula Green has 40 years’ experience as a psychologist, peace educator, consultant, and mentor in intergroup relations and conflict resolution.

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John Ungerleider
John Ungerleider

Professor
Peace and Justice Leadership

John has been teaching about conflict transformation at SIT for 25 years. He started the Youth Peacebuilding and Leadership Programs at SIT, which over the years have brought together future leaders from communities — in locations such as Cyprus, Northern Ireland, the Middle East, Iraq, Rwanda, Pakistan, India, Liberia, and Burma — facing conflict to dialogue about issues and conflicts they have inherited.

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Ryland White
Ryland White

Professor
Intercultural Service, Leadership, and Management

Ryland White, professor, has been a member of SIT Graduate Institute faculty since 1993. She teaches courses in training design for experiential learning, training for social action, dismantling disability, and ethics and intercultural training design.

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