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Laura Brenneman

Professor, restorative justice volunteer Laura is an academic and peace activist by profession. In addition to her BA from EMU and MA from CJP, she received her PhD from University of Durham [England] in New Testament and is also a graduate of  Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS). Laura teaches adjunct for both EMU and AMBS ...More

7 CJP Alumnae Went On To Earn Doctorates

Priscilla Adoyo, MA ’03, Doctor of Missiology 2008 from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. Dissertation title: “The Application Of Biblical Principles Of Conflict Transformation In Ethno-Religious Situations In Jos And Kaduna, Nigeria.” Current work: Director for Centre for Peacebuilding at the Institute for the Study of African Realities, a constituent school of Africa International University in ...More

Religion, peace & conflict studies professor

Laura Brenneman ’96, MA ’00, PhD Bluffton, Ohio After completing a bachelor’s degree at EMU in 1996, Laura Brenneman joined Lutheran Volunteer Corps in Chicago where she was an activist for human rights through 1998. She was among delegations that visited the US Congress, advocating for a change in foreign policy in Latin America to ...More

From Self And Community To Systems

Mental health worker – Professor – Schoolteacher – Full-time parent – Mediator – Lawyer – PhD student Administrator – Writer – Consultant – Newspaper editor – Hospital staffer – UN official – Computer engineer – Grandmother – Priest The post-EMU paths followed by CJP’s 36 earliest graduates are as diverse as the 10 countries in ...More

Lingering Impressions

Of CJP’s First Graduates 1. More impact than they foresaw In the booklet When You Are the Peacebuilder, published just nine years ago [2001], the three authors – then all fresh graduates from CJP – wrote: “Most of us – including the authors – will never be famous. We’ll not work at the UN, or ...More