Faculty and Staff:
Peace and Justice Leadership
PhD, George Mason University
MA, Monterey Institute of International Studies
BA, Waseda University, Japan
Dr Tatsushi Arai is a professor of Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation at the School for International Training (SIT) and a faculty member of Conflict Transformation Across Cultures (CONTACT), SIT’s summer peacebuilding institute. In 2018, he is serving as a United Nations Senior Mediation Adviser on a when-actually-employed basis. Previously, he taught international relations at the National University of Rwanda in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide. Over the past twenty years, he has worked extensively as a mediator, trainer, adviser, and peace researcher across Asia; the Middle East; Africa, south of the Sahara; and the United States. His publications include Creativity and Conflict Resolution: Alternative Pathways to Peace (Routledge). He is a Japanese citizen and currently lives in the United States with his tri-national family.