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Diana Tovar Rojas

DEPARTMENT: CJP - Center for Justice & Peacebuilding

POSITION: Peacebuilding Network Coord

LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | WH 202

PHONE: (540) 432-4491


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.


Eastern Mennonite University (08/15 – 08/17)
Master’s Degree, Conflict Transformation, Center for Justice and Peacebuilding
Graduate Assistant

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (01/08 – 05/13)
Bachelor’s degree, Political Science
IHL & Consensus building Teacher Assistant, Colloquist