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About Tatsushi Arai

Dr Tatsushi Arai is an scholar-practitioner of conflict resolution, sustainable development, and cross-cultural communication with extensive international experience. Currently, he is a Professor of Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation at the School for International Training (SIT) Graduate Institute in Vermont, a Fellow of the Center for Peacemaking Practice at George Mason University's School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR) in Virginia, and a Research Associate at the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research in Hawaii. Previously, Dr Arai taught international relations at the National University of Rwanda in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide.

As a trainer, mediator, and dialogue facilitator, he has designed and carried out a number of capacity-building workshops and dialogues on conflict, development, culture, and religion among political leaders, diplomats, civil society and religious leaders, military and peacekeeping professionals, and representatives of international organizations in diverse regions of the world. During the past decade, Dr Arai's activities have focused primarily on Asia (Central, South, East, and Southeast), the Middle East, sub-Sahara Africa, and the United States. He has also conducted field research in Europe. Dr Arai frequently serves as a consultant and adviser to United Nations agencies and non-governmental organizations.



Present Fellow, The Center for Peacemaking Practice, the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University
Present Associate Professor of Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation, SIT Graduate Institute

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