Peace, Pedagogy, and the Power of Today’s Global Conflict | Daryn Cambridge

Former PJSA Board Member, Daryn Cambridge (US Institute of Peace)

Daryn Cambridge talks about how peace and conflict educators challenge war, violence, and human suffering. At the end of this talk, Cambridge showed a 6-minute-video clip of Malala Yousafzai’s interview to Jon Stewart to illustrate positive peace. Malala experienced the worst form of direct physical violence and decided to fight back with peace and dialogue. You can watch the interview at this link. Dr. Cambridge leads curriculum development and educational design for US Institute of Peace’s online courses. Daryn joins USIP after 4 years with the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, where he served as senior director for Learning & Digital Strategies and helped co-found Freedom Beat Recordings – a record label and website that explores the role of music in nonviolent resistance. Daryn is also a peace educator in residence and adjunct professor at American University in Washington, DC, where he teaches courses on education for international development, peace pedagogy, and nonviolent action. His research interests include peace education, nonviolent action, distance learning, and online pedagogy. He has several years experience designing and facilitating trainings and workshops for learners across the world of all ages. He has worked or consulted in this capacity with organizations such as Common Cause, The Close Up Foundation, The Democracy Matters Institute, The Student Conservation Association, Learn-Serve International, One World Education, and the Institute for Technology and Social Change. He serves on the boards of the Democracy Matters Institute and the Peace and Justice Studies Association. He has a M.A. in International Training and Education and a professional certificate in International Peace and Conflict Resolution, both from American University. He received his B.A. from Middlebury College.

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Original Source: Montgomery College (2014)