As peace and justice studies educators from around the country converge on James Madison University for the Oct. 15-17 Peace and Justice Studies Conference, a large contingent of faculty and alumni of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) are in final preparations. Professor Catherine Barn ...More
New faculty members Johonna Turner and Tim Seidel bring strong ties to Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding (CJP), and to Mennonite peacebuilding organizations, as well as a variety of practice, theory, teaching and research experience.
Turner, an assistant professor of re ...More
In the summer of 1994, about 40 peace and development workers gathered on the campus of Eastern Mennonite University for a one-week seminar called “Frontiers in International Peacebuilding.” It was the first official event held by what is now known as the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, or CJP, which was then so fledgling ...More
As she boarded the first flight of her globe-circling journey, Jayne Docherty, PhD, program director at EMU’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding (CJP), carried a clutch of certificates she would present to the inaugural cohort of graduates in an innovative peace-training program.
All w ...More
Peacebuilding and development majors at Eastern Mennonite University may now receive financial aid for overseas summer practicums.
A two-year, $20,000 grant from the United Service Foundation – an Anabaptist-rooted organization based in New Holland, Pa. – will enable eight students total to do international work, ...More
A new program through Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding and applied social sciences department is designed to give students both a bachelor’s and master’s ...More
Six of the women who planned to study at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) in the summer of 2012 in the brand-new Women’s Peacebuilding Leadership Program were unable to enter the United States. So program director Janice Jenner and professors ...More
Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) professor Gloria Rhodes’ was interviewed for a segment, “Working Parents’ Juggling Act,” on what it means to balance a two-career household with parenting responsibilities.
She will speak on how to “make a fulfilling and demanding career jive with parenting.” Rhodes’ segment wi ...More
The Orie Miller Center at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) is offering mini-grants to an individual, a group or a department with an outstanding idea for integrating peace, justice, mission or development into campus life. ...More
A 2009 graduate has received top honors in the bi-national C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest.
Laura C. Cattell
Laura C. Cattell, an environmental science and justi ...More