“Doing Development Differently” … For Decades

SIT remains in the vanguard of development education. Article by SIT sustainable development faculty Jeff Unsicker, PhD. On the Vanguard of Development Education By SIT sustainable development faculty Jeff Unsicker, PhD Recently, academics from Harvard and development experts from the Overseas Development Institute in London launched a new initiative—the “Doing Development…

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SIT Faculty Delivers Two Major Addresses on Reconciliation Challenges in the Asia Pacific

Diverse approaches to conflict reconciliation In late November, Tatsushi Arai, associate professor of peacebuilding and conflict transformation at SIT Graduate Institute, traveled to Tokyo as a special guest and invited speaker at two events organized by Waseda University’s Organization for Regional and Inter-regional Studies (ORIS). Both events—the First International Symposium…

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Building community. Fostering dialog.

SIT faculty member Karen Blanchard recently led an in-depth dialog circle exploring spirituality and identity, as the latest session in the All SIT Social Justice series—an ongoing SIT community exploration of diversity and social identity issues. Together with students, faculty, and others in attendance, Karen explored questions such as: What…

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A Practicum That Makes A Difference

Meet SIT students Stephanie Pena and Lindsey Miller-Voss When Stephanie Pena and Lindsey Miller-Voss began graduate school at SIT in Washington, DC, five months ago, they didn’t know their MA program would lead them to India. Both came to SIT with international development experience—Stephanie having recently returned from Peace Corps…

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