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Christine Poulson

Christine Poulson

In February of 2006, I left my job as Executive Director of a community mediation center in Roanoke, VA to work full-time with our son, Benjamin, who has some special needs. He was joined by a sister, Sidney, three years after his birth. Although I never expected to be a stay-at-home mom, I now see this ...More

Earliest CJP Students Prize the ‘Lens’ They Acquired

Who would come from half-way around the world to enroll in a program at Eastern Mennonite University that was so new, no college catalog listed it? Sam Gbaydee Doe did. From Liberia. Initially, the plump squirrels running around campus dismayed him: They could be food for very hungry people in his war-torn homeland. He himself ...More

Mother, former mediation executive

Christine Poulson, MA ’98 Staunton, Virgina Two years after the birth of her son, Benjamin, Christine Poulson made a difficult decision. After six years in a job she loved, she decided she would cease being executive director of the Conflict Resolution Center in Roanoke, Virginia, to be a full-time caregiver to her son. “Having a ...More