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Summit Series Participants

Akwasi Aidoo, Ph.D.  
Senior Fellow
Humanity United                                             

Randall Amster, J.D., Ph.D.*
Executive Director
Peace and Justice Studies Association

Joseph Baust, Ed.D.
Center for Excellence in Environmental Education
Longwood University

Jo Beall, Ph.D.
Director of Education and Society and Executive Board
British Council

Courtney Bell, Ph.D.*         
Senior Research Officer
Educational Testing Service

Claudia Bernardi, Hon. D.F.A., M.F.A.
Founding Director, School of Art and Open Studio
Professor, California College of the Arts.

Devi Bhuyan, Psy.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Baylor College of Medicine
Staff Psychologist, The Menninger Clinic

Dr. Brad Bizzell
School of Teacher Education and Leadership
Radford University

Erica Blatt, Ph.D.
College of Staten Island

Lynda Byrd-Poller, Ed.D.
Associate Director for Transformative Learning
DoDEA MCASP Grant Administrator
York County School Division

Lindy Brewster

Joseph A. Camilleri OAM *
Emeritus Professor
La Trobe University

Lee Cooper, Ph.D.
Director of Clinical Training
Virginia Tech

Paul Davies, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy
College of William and Mary

Martha A. Denney
Director, International Education Colorado State University (Retired)
Independent Consultant in International Programs in Higher Education and Gender Analysis and Programs
Co-Founder, Global Village Museum of Arts and Cultures and Intercultural Resource Center

John M. Dirkx, Ph.D.
Professor, Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education
Director, College of Education Online MAED Program
Editor, Journal of Transformative Education
Michigan State University

Thomas Doherty, Psy.D.
Founder, Ecopsychology Certificate Program
Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education & Counseling
Past President - Society for Environmental, Population and Conservation Psychology

David Dunning, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Cornell University

Christian Early, Ph.D.
Professor of Philosophy and Theology
Eastern Mennonite University

Riane Eisler, JD, PhD(h)
President, Center for Partnership Studies
Director, Caring Economy Campaign
Co-Founder, SAIV
Editor in Chief, Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies

Liz Fanning, M.P.A.
Founder and Executive Director, CorpsAfrica
Morocco RPCV 1993-95  

Jenny Finn, Ph.D.
The Shadow Institute, Springhouse Community School
Floyd, Virginia

Douglas P. Fry, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Anthropology
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Drew Gitomer, Ph.D.
Rose and Nicholas DeMarzo Chair in Education
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

John Grim, Ph.D.*
Senior Lecturer and Research Scholar
School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
Yale University

William Hanson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education Psychology
University of Alberta

Hobart Harmon, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Rural Math Excel Partnership
Timberville, VA

Charles Hopkins
UNESCO Chair in Reorienting Teacher Education to Address Sustainability
York University

Emi Iwatani, M.A.Ed.
Department of Psychology in Education
Research Methodology Program
University of Pittsburgh

Laura Johnson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
University of Mississippi

Mats Johnsson
Assistant Professor and International Coordinator
Department of Sport Sciences
Faculty of Education and Society
Malmö University

Sarah Jones, Psy.D.
Director, Center for Cadet Counseling and Disability Services
Virginia Military Institute

Dr. Nico Jooste
Senior Director: International Education
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Shagufa Kapadia, Ph.D.*
Professor and Head, Department of Human Development and Family Studies
Director, Women's Studies Research Center
The M.S.University of Baroda, India

Jennifer Kelly, M.S.
Department of Sociology
Michigan State University

Joe Klein, M.A.
Licensed addiction counselor
Co-founder, Springhouse Community School
Floyd, Virginia

Lester Kurtz, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology
George Mason University

Mariam M. Kurtz, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor
Georgetown University

Melanie Leuty, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology
University of Southern Mississippi

Jeffrey Magnavita, Ph.D.*
Past President, APA Division 29 (Psychotherapy)

Jack Miller, Ph.D.                                                                              
Professor, Curriculum, Teaching and Learning
University of Toronto
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education

Andy Mink, MA
Education Consultant
Organization of American Historians
National Council for History Education

Yoshie Tomozumi Nakamura, Ed.D.
Director of Organizational Learning and Research
Executive Education
Columbia Business School

Darcia Narvez, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, Indiana

Mats Olsson
Assistant Professor, Malmo University
Child and Youth Studies

Christopher Phillips, Ph.D.
Network Fellow, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University
Visiting Professor, MFA Program in Collaborative Design
Pacific Northwest College of the Arts in Portland

David Porcaro, Ph.D.
Director of Learning Capabilities Design

Isaac Prilleltensky, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Education and Human Development
Professor of Educational and Psychological Studies
University of Miami

Arq. Miguel S. Rodriguez
Director of International Cooperation
Universidad Nacional del Litoral
Santa Fe, Argentina

Justin Sarafin
Director of Preservation Initiatives & Engagement
Preservation Virginia

Gary Shaw
International Education Division
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
East Melbourne, Victoria

Christopher Shirley, M.B.A.
Director, MEPI, CAYA, Business Development, CIED
Center for Intercultural Education and Development (CIED)
Georgetown University

Kim Smith, Ph.D.
Sociology Instructor
Portland Community College Sylvania
Coordinator, GPSEN/RCE Greater Portland

Genevieve Souillac, Ph.D.
Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Patricia Staaf
Director of Center for Teaching and Learning
Malmo University

Edward W. Taylor, Ed.D.*
Professor of Adult Education
Program Chair Health & Professional Studies
Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg

Mark Terjesen, Ph.D.
Division of International Psychology, APA Division 52
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Programs in School Psychology
St. Johns University

Ron Toomey, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor
College of Education
Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia

Mary Evelyn Tucker, Ph.D.*
Senior Lecturer and Research Scholar
School of Forestry & Environment Studies
Yale University

Carine Ullom
Doctoral Candidate, Fielding Graduate University
Founder, Global Worldview Education

Arnd Wächter
Managing Director
Crossing Borders Education / Morocco Exchange

Jenny Wiedower, MES
K-12 Manager
U.S. Green Building Council

Jenny L. Wiley, MIAA
Managing Partner, CoreCollaborative International

Libby Nutt Williams, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
St Mary’s College of Maryland

* may participate in one or more aspects of the Summit Series via the Internet