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Amy Knorr

POSITION: Practice Director

School of Social Sciences and Professions
CJP - Center for Justice & Peacebuilding

LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | RLN 220

PHONE: (540) 432-4610

EMAIL: amy.knorr@emu.edu

Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Amy Corinne Knorr has worked in over 15 countries in Central and South America, the Caribbean, Africa and Europe. She is especially passionate about all things Haiti, having worked and lived there for nearly ten years. A specialist in international peacebuilding, she has worked for Catholic Relief Services, World Vision, UNDP/DDR and Concern Worldwide. Areas of special interest include conflict sensitive development, civil society strengthening, advocacy, multi-level dialogue processes and training in peacebuilding. She is currently the Peacebuilding Practice Director at the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University, and oversees the practicum program for all MA students. Amy holds a BA in Political Science and minor in French from Allegheny College and a MA in Conflict Transformation from Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding.

When Amy is not at CJP, she enjoys her morning coffee with the New York Times and hiking throughout the Shenandoah mountains with her Golden Retriever Henri, aka Henri Nouwen.


MA, Eastern Mennonite University (Conflict Transformation)
MA, Duquesne University (Public Policy)

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