Three Kroc Institute Alums on Environmental Peacebuilding

Jen Betz, Assistant Director of the International Peace Studies Concentration, Master of Global Affairs degree program at the Kroc Institute, talks with three alumni who are working at the intersection of the environment and peace studies. Guests include Raul F. Campusano (M.A. ’89) Academic Director for the Master’s in Environmental Law at the Universidad del Desarrollo in Chile; Katie Conlon (MA ’14), National Geographic Explorer leading an expedition and research project on plastic reduction and plastic pollution awareness in the Himalayas; and Valerie Hickey (M.A. ’00), Practice Manager for Environment, Natural Resources and Blue Economy at The World Bank.

Additional resources mentioned during the conversation include:

  • Environmental Peacebuilding Association
  • Waste Not, Want Not report on waste externalities in the Humanitarian sector
  • To follow along with Katie Conlon’s work, follow her on LinkedIn and Instagram (@ecoseva1)
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