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Barry Hart

POSITION: Professor Emeritus/CJP

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

LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | MS 104

PHONE: (540) 432-4432

EMAIL: hartb@emu.edu

Barry Hart is a professor Emeritus of Trauma, Identity and Conflict Studies in the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding. Dr. Hart has conducted workshops on psychosocial trauma recovery and reconciliation in Northern Ireland, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Burundi and among Rwandan refugees in Tanzania. Hart has lived and worked in the Balkans where he developed and led trauma and conflict transformation programs for schools, communities and religious leaders. Barry was engaged in a three year peacebuilding institute and curriculum development project between EMU and the University of Hargeisa in Somaliland (2008-2011).  He recently completed a year-long contract with UNDP in South Sudan, having trained 45 psychosocial support personnel and developed a community-based training manual for them.  Hart holds a Ph.D. in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (ICAR), George Mason University.


MDIV, Eastern Mennonite Seminary (Divinity)
BA, University of Maryland (English)
PHD, George Mason University (Institute for Conflict Analysis & Resolution)

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