As Project Officer for the International Network of Universities (INU), Dr. Hart is responsible for coordinating the activities of INU and facilitating communication and programmatic development among the Network member universities. 

Dr. Hart, a native of Croatia, earned her B.A. in Education from University of Novi Sad (Republic of Serbia), her M.A. in Education from Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg (USA), and her Psy.D. in Clinical and School Psychology from James Madison University, Harrisonburg (USA).  Dr. Hart has strong interest in international, interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaboration.  A devoted advocate for human dignity and well-being, Dr. Hart worked in post-conflict context in Balkans providing psychosocial support and education to students, parents, and teachers across ethnic differences.  Furthermore, she taught undergraduate and graduate courses in psychology, peacebuilding, and conflict resolution to U.S. and international population.  Using sociocultural theoretical framework focused on cognitive and affective change, Dr. Hart has developed curricula and programs for children and youth, focused on socio-emotional learning, global education, peace education, interfaith relationship building, and trauma awareness.  Her research and scholarship interests include international students’ experiences in college, international learning processes and outcomes, as well as beliefs and values regarding justice and human nature.  Dr. Hart is a member of the American Psychological Association’s Division of International Psychology and Peace Psychology Division, as well as European Association for International Education.  

 

As Project Officer for the International Network of Universities (INU), Dr. Hart is responsible for coordinating the activities of INU and facilitating communication and programmatic development among the Network member universities. 

Dr. Hart, a native of Croatia, earned her B.A. in Education from University of Novi Sad (Republic of Serbia), her M.A. in Education from Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg (USA), and her Psy.D. in Clinical and School Psychology from James Madison University, Harrisonburg (USA).  Dr. Hart has strong interest in international, interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaboration.  A devoted advocate for human dignity and well-being, Dr. Hart worked in post-conflict context in Balkans providing psychosocial support and education to students, parents, and teachers across ethnic differences.  Furthermore, she taught undergraduate and graduate courses in psychology, peacebuilding, and conflict resolution to U.S. and international population.  Using sociocultural theoretical framework focused on cognitive and affective change, Dr. Hart has developed curricula and programs for children and youth, focused on socio-emotional learning, global education, peace education, interfaith relationship building, and trauma awareness.  Her research and scholarship interests include international students’ experiences in college, international learning processes and outcomes, as well as beliefs and values regarding justice and human nature.  Dr. Hart is a member of the American Psychological Association’s Division of International Psychology and Peace Psychology Division, as well as European Association for International Education.  

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