Program Chair

Bruce W. Dayton
Bruce W. Dayton

Executive Director, CONTACT
Associate Professor and Chair
Peace and Justice Leadership

Degrees

PhD, Maxwell School of Syracuse University
MA, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
BA, Ithaca College

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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Goran Jovanovic

Degrees

PhD, University of Geneva
MA, University of Geneva

Goran, a Swiss and Serbian national, holds a doctorate and master’s degree in international relations and development studies from the University of Geneva, a graduate diploma in American studies from Smith College in Massachusetts, and a degree in sociology from the University of Belgrade.

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Faculty

Imraan Buccus
Imraan Buccus

Academic Director
Diplomacy and International Relations
Senior Practitioner
Peace and Justice Leadership

Degrees

PhD Fellow, University of KwaZulu-Natal
MA, University of KwaZulu-Natal
BA, University of KwaZulu-Natal

Imraan Buccus has an undergraduate degree in education and a master’s degree in social policy from the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). He is currently a PhD fellow at UKZN’s School of Politics, where he has also been a lecturer. He is widely published in academic journals and book chapters and is the former editor of the journal Critical Dialogue and the current editor of Democracy Dialogue.

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