Alliance for Conflict Transformation

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The Alliance for Conflict Transformation (ACT), Inc. "is dedicated to building peace through innovative education, training, research and practice worldwide. ACT works with educators, youth, community and religious leaders, non-governmental organizations, and governmental agencies to transform social conflicts into opportunities for peaceful and positive change." [1]

Member of the Alliance for International Conflict Resolution and Prevention, and a partner of Responding to Conflict.


Accessed September 2007: [2]

Board of Directors

  • Giselle Huamani-Ober, MA - Conflict Resolution Specialist, SNV Development Organization - Lima, Peru
  • Susan Allen Nan, PhD - Assistant Professor & Director of Certificate Programs, Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University - Arlington, VA USA
  • Ilana Shapiro, PhD - Associate Director & Assistant Professor, Psychology of Peace and Prevention of Violence Program, University of Masschusetts-Amherst - Amherst, MA USA
  • Nike Carstarphen, PhD (Ex Officio Member, Non Voting) - Senior Partner, Alliance for Conflict Transformation - Alexandria, VA USA
  • Craig Zelizer, PhD (Ex Officio Member, Non Voting) - Visiting Assistant Professor, Master of Arts in Conflict Resolution, Department of Government, Georgetown University

Senior Partner




Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch


  1. Home Page, Alliance for Conflict Transformation, accessed September 10, 2007.
  2. Who We Are, Alliance for Conflict Transformation, accessed September 10, 2007.