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Speaker's Bureau

Are you interested in finding a keynote speaker, presenter, trainer, or consultant related to the broad areas of peace and social justice? Consider one of our highly qualified, dynamic Speaker's Bureau members!

If your campus, school, group or organization needs a speaker for your next event, please consider booking someone from PJSA's Speaker's Bureau. The Speaker's Bureau is composed of a well-known group of scholars and activists who can address multiple peace, justice, environmental, and human rights issues. Speakers are available for all age ranges and types of groups.

This exciting venture highlights the incredible work of our members, and advances the workings of the "peace and justice" fields as well. The primary intention of the Speaker's Bureau is to help carry the mission and values of the PJSA to a broader audience. Understanding that various groups and organizations are often seeking trainers, workshop facilitators, presenters, keynote speakers, and the like, the PJSA Speaker's Bureau allows us to help address these needs while showcasing the many talented scholars, educators, and activists among our membership.

PJSA members can apply below to become part of the effort, and general inquiries may be addressed to: speakers(at)peacejusticestudies(dot)org.

Become a member of the PJSA Speaker's Bureau today!

PJSA members can apply to become part of the network of speakers that we make available to the public for workshops, keynotes, training, facilitations, and more. Please have ready your CV and relevant information on publications, presentations, and the like. We are compiling a wide range of venues and forums, and will seek to match you based on your interests and skills. We want to help you bring the values and visions of peace and justice to a wide audience!


Venues and Outlets

Under construction! More coming soon!

Events Archive

Margaret Groarke, "Seize the Moment: Why *Now* is the Time for Active Global Citizenship" (March 15, 2012), Annual conference of Citizens for Global Solutions, "Unlocking the Doors to Power" (Washington, DC)

Stephen Zunes, "Contemporary Issues in Nonviolence" (March 31, 2012), 8th Annual Peace and the Arts Conference, Kennesaw State University (Kennesaw, GA)

Randall Amster, "From Resource Conflict to Sustainable Collaboration" (April 12, 2012), Conversations on Nonviolence, Barry University (Miami, FL)

Featured Speakers

Randall Amster
Dynamic speaker and facilitator on a wide range of issues, and regular contributor to the public dialogue on matters of social and environmental justice.
movements, peace ecology, anarchism
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J. Douglas Archer
Doug Archer is a lifelong advocate of religious and intellectual freedom embodied in Articles 18 and 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as foundational for effective peacebuilding.
human rights, censorship , intellectual freedom
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Gordon Fellman
I am a sociologist who also fancies himself as a public intellectual.
peace, social change, masculinities
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Laura Finley
Engaging, passionate and interactive presenter on peace education and human rights issues focusing specifically on gender.
Peace education, domestic violence, human rights
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Margaret Groarke
A political scientist interested in various forms of popular power -- non-violent action, community and movement organizing, and elections.
community organizing, non-violent action, elections, voter participation
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Ian Harris
An expert in peace education, and one of the founders of the field.
peace edcuation, peace studies, men's studies
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Matt Meyer
Matt Meyer, a native New York City-based educator, activist, and author, is the founding chair of the Peace and Justice Studies Association, an activist with the War Resisters League, and a teacher-trainer for the NYC Department of Education.
education, resistance, multiculturalism
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Elavie Ndura
Elavie Ndura is Professor of Education and Academic Program Coordinator of the Multilingual/Multicultural Education program at George Mason University, and is a noted international scholar and sought-after speaker.
education, multiculturalism, nonviolence
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Gail Presbey
Gail M. Presbey is Professor of Philosophy at University of Detroit Mercy. Her areas of expertise are social and political philosophy, philosophy of nonviolence and African philosophy.
nonviolence, Africa, India
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Rosalie Riegle
Rosalie Riegle is a vibrant presenter who uses oral history interviews to illustrate the motivation and practices of peace activists who frequently risk arrest to work for change.
oral history, war resisters, nonviolent civil disobedience
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Sam Smith
Peace Activist and Youth Speaker; ordained minister; Chicago Chapter Chair of The Fellowship of Reconciliation; active with the 'I Will Not Kill' campaign
Counter-Recruitment, Militarism, Youth Speaker
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Stephen Zunes
Professor of Politics and International Studies at the University of San Francisco; a leading authority on the Middle East and North Africa, U.S. foreign policy, and unarmed civil insurrections against dictatorships.
US foreign policy, Middle East, strategic nonviolence
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