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Krista Rigalo

Krista Rigalo

Chief of Programming and Training, Africa Region, US Peace Corps After graduating with a Master’s from CJP in 2000, Krista served with Mennonite Central Committee for 3 years as Country Representative in Angola (2000-2003). She then did course work for a doctorate in Conflict Analysis and Resolution at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution ...More

7 CJP Alumnae Went On To Earn Doctorates

Priscilla Adoyo, MA ’03, Doctor of Missiology 2008 from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. Dissertation title: “The Application Of Biblical Principles Of Conflict Transformation In Ethno-Religious Situations In Jos And Kaduna, Nigeria.” Current work: Director for Centre for Peacebuilding at the Institute for the Study of African Realities, a constituent school of Africa International University in ...More

Women for Peace in Washington D.C.

The proximity of Eastern Mennonite University to Washington D.C. — it’s a two-hour drive — enables many trained at EMU in peacebuilding, reconciliation, restorative justice, development and psychosocial trauma to work in the heart of one of the most influential capital cities in the world. Some do practicums, internships, and further graduate study, while others ...More

Peace Corps program & training specialist for Africa

Krista Rigalo, MA ’00 Arlington, Virginia Krista Rigalo arrived at EMU in the fall of 1998 with considerable international experience. She already held a master’s degree in agricultural education and had focused on agriculture in the Philippines as a Peace Corps volunteer there in the late 1980s and early 1990s. In the mid-1990s, as a ...More