Found: Conflict Resolution Intern!

Thanks to all who heard our call for a Conflict Resolution and helped spread the word! I am pleased to announce that we have found a terrific intern to help us research and design our on the ground projects in Iraq!

Thomas Oldfield is currently the Mustafa Barzani Graduate Peace Fellow and a masters candidate in International Peace and Conflict Resolution at American University. After spending four months studying abroad in Ankara, Turkey, he completed his BA in Politics from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 2010. He has a strong belief in the power of youth and the importance of diversity and his research focuses on the role of education in peacebuilding, specifically within the Middle East.

Thomas’ work at EPIC will be exciting and diverse! He will help us discover the best practices for promoting peace among the youth of Kirkuk, manage EPIC’s library, research and design programs to be implemented on the ground, and potentially develop a curriculum for our environmental education programs.

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