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Diana Degner

POSITION: Adjunct Faculty

DEPARTMENT: Language and Literature

LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | WH 202

PHONE: (540) 432-4491

EMAIL: diana.degner@emu.edu

Diana Tovar is a Colombian political scientist, conflict analyst, and reflective peacebuilder practitioner. She has studied human rights, international humanitarian law, dialogical, transitional and restorative justice processes.

In 2012, she coordinated a S-CAR Field Experience project in Soacha, Colombia, where participants analyzed the transitional justice process, in particular the Victims’ Law. Then, interned with the Juvenile Probation Department in Chicago, Illinois, were she discovered how restorative justice processes, in particular circles, re-story and restore lives of adolescents. From 2013-2015, worked for UNICEF Colombia assisting the elaboration process of their new Country Program’s theory of change and resource mobilization strategies for the programmatic areas.

Currently Diana is contributing to strengthen our alumni network(s) to increase the impact of our work as CJP’s Peacebuilding Network Coordinator.

Education

BA, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Political Science)
MA, Eastern Mennonite University (Conflict Transformation)

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