Interview with Dr. Jeremy Rinker, UNCG Peace and Conflict Studies

PJSA Board Member and Institutional Liaison, Dr. Jeremy Rinker (University of North Carolina Greensboro)

In this 2017 interview, Dr. Rinker discusses the use of transformative peace modalities within his peace building practices. He also will be discussing a collaborative experiential trip to Sicum India, his hopes for his students while studying abroad, neo-liberalism and Antifa. Dr. Rinker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. Dr. Rinker earned his Ph.D. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from George Mason University in 2009. In 2013 he was a Fulbright Fellow at the Malaviya Center for Peace Research at Banaras Hindu University in Banaras, India. Jeremy researches the intersections between narrative, violent conflict, and the legacy of collective trauma in the quest to develop nonviolent conflict transformation practices. Dr. Rinker also serves as the editor of the Journal of Transdisciplinary Peace Praxis (JTPP), a peer-reviewed biannual scholarly journal bringing together peace practitioners with academics to explore radical responses to social conflict, war, and injustice.

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