Fran Delahanty, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of the Peace and Justice Studies program, has been a trainer in the field of Nonviolent Communication for more than seven years, and is a trainer-candidate with the Center for Nonviolent Communication in Albuquerque, NM. She is also a lead trainer with the Alternatives to Violence Program and has trained in Restorative Pactices with the International Institute of Restorative Practices.

Joan Katen, Adjunct Professor of Political Science and Peace and Justice Studies specializes in Middle East politics and is the author of Love at the Edge. Prof. Katen is currently being asked widely to give talks about her book, and is writing the screen play for it.

Narinder Kakar, Adjunct Professor of Peace and Justice Studies, is the Executive Director of the United Nations Liason Office for the University of Peace in Costa Rica, and its permanent delegate to the UN. Mr. Kakar is also the permanent UN delegate for the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, the largest conglomerate of NGO’s focused on the conservation and the environment. He served for many years as a staff member of The United Nations Development Program, and is well-known and respected in diplomatic circles.