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Arthur Romano

Assistant Professor, George Mason University Korea Campus
Assistant Professor at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution

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  • 703-993-5623 (office)
  • Arlington: Vernon Smith Hall, 5096A
    3351 North Fairfax Drive, MS 4D3
    Arlington, VA 22201

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Biography

Arthur Romano is an Assistant Professor at the School for Conflict Resolution and Analysis at the George Mason University Korea Campus. He is a scholar-practitioner whose research and applied interests include global educational movements, the use of transformative and experiential education in communities affected by violence and nonviolence education. Professor Romano is currently teaching courses on identity and conflict resolution, peace education and group, community and organization conflict analysis and resolution. Arthur’s PhD research utilized complexity theory to examine pedagogical innovation in the field of international peace education.

Arthur has designed and implemented experiential educational programs in Asia, Africa, and Central America on peace and conflict resolution related themes. He co-developed the Diversity Matters Now workshop series, which explores issues related to identity and peace-building in colleges and universities across the US.

Arthur is also committed to the ‘co-production of knowledge’ and has worked with various community actors to generate and disseminate information about conflict resolution and peace education. In 2011, he wrote Education for Peace: A Resource Guide for Educators and the Community, and in 2005, he worked with a coalition of community groups to produce Teaching Peace in Scotland. Both publications were generated in dialogue with community educators and were offered free of charge through a coalition of allied organizations.

Degrees

PhD, Conflict Resolution, University of Bradford (2012)

MA, Conflict Resolution, University of Bradford (2005)

BA, Philosophy and Political Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (1997)

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Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor

Media Appearance

With Good Reason: Listen Up Hip Hop Peacemakers

February 24, 2017

The Kojo Nnamdi Show Beyond Zero Tolerance: Restorative Justice In Schools

December 9, 2015

Unites States Institute of Peace Courageous Leadership

September 1, 2015

The Peace Frequency Community-Based Peacebuilding: Engaging Youth centering on nonviolent civil resistance.

January 22, 2015

In the News

From Israel to Mason: Conflict scholars present a peace proposal at the UN

Published on October 26, 2016

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Police should put away the military gear and build connections with young people

Published on July 9, 2016

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Presentations & Performances

Proposed APT on Counter Narratives on Power

Apr 16 2013 | Arlington Truland Building

A Conversation about Race, Policing and Conflict Resolution in the US

Sep 29 2016. | Metropolitan Building

Dissertation Proposal Defense: Rochelle Arms - Mediators in the Making: How Mediators Learn in Action

May 18 2016 | Metropolitan Building

Centers and Publications