What are grads of EMU’s peacebuilding program doing? 2008 grad John Stephens, who has worked in social media and web design for near a decade, believes in using media to “kindle and communicate vision.”
While working with companies and individuals throughout the region, Stephens uses his web skills to blog about community and civil initiative, which he says is “peacebuilding in its most essential form: community action that brings recognized rights into social norms and legal practice.”
Read more on John Stephens’ blog Design Opus
Stephens majored in justice, peace and conflict studies, which in 2009 was refocused into the peacebuilding and development major.