Media Hits, Presentation and Writing Highlights


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Media Hits, Conferences and Presentations

GPPAC Peace Corner Podcast: Human Security Towards Freedom for All (Special Episode)

Music and Peacebuilding Ep. 4 Plumbing the Depths of Connectedness with Jon Rudy

Peace Corner Podcast: The Heroines and Heroes of Grassroots Peacebuilding -

GPPAC News, February 2018: The Myth of Security: Why We Need to Place People Before Guns

GPPAC Newsletter, January 2018:

Gulf News Quotes:

Mention:  (at 8:08)

Interviewee: Ceasefire fails to have lasting effect in Yemen, Gulf News, 4 November 2016                     

Teaching Spotlight:

Panelist: World Affairs Council of Harrisburg 2016 International Peace Symposium, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, 10 September 2016

Interviewee: KKFI Every Woman Radio Show, Discussing Peacebuilding,  26 March, 2016

Breakout Facilitator: A New Generation of Civil-Military-Police Coordination for Human Security, The Hague, Netherlands, December, 2015,  Link

Speaker:  Bowers Writers House, Elizabethtown College, The Cutting Edge of Peace: My Personal Lines of Inquiry, Feb 18, 2014, Link


Panelist: Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute: Tackling the Challenges of Creating Cultures of Peace, Global to Local Peace Symposium,

  • Temple University Harrisburg Campus,

  • Sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg, PA,

  • in collaboration with Rotary International District 7390,

  • 7 Sept 2013


Presenter: First International Conference On Deep Listening, Deep Listening: Art/Science

  • Listening For The Resonance Of Peace: Vibrations Of Fear And Love From Case Studies In Somalia And Afghanistan

  • 12-14 July 2013,

  • Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media And Performing Arts Center, Troy New York 

Moderator and Historical Background: Ware Seminar on Afghanistan:

  • Civil Society Past, Present and Future,

  • Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania,

  • 26 February, 2013



Awards, Honors

  •  Peacemaker in Our Midst Award, Given by World Affairs Council of Harrisburg, Presented at Elizabethtown College, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, 10 September 2016 


Human Security Approach in Conflict Affected Areas (Lesson #2628), SOLLIMS Lessons Learned Sampler, Inclusive Peacebuilding: Working with Communities, Volume 9, Issue 2 April 2018, p. 5-6

A Peace of Oneness: An Experiment in Community Connectedness Through Imagination, with Paul Rudy, Subtle Energies Magazine, Vol. 28, Issue 1, Spring 2017, pages 20-25,

Interfaith Dialogue in the Philippines, ON THE ROAD: Journal of the Anabaptist Association of Australia and New Zealand,

Study Guide for the video Occupy Love

First International Conference on Deep Listening, Deep Listening: Art/Science

  • Presenter
  • Listening for the Resonance of Peace: Vibrations of Fear and Love from Case Studies in Somalia and Afghanistan
  • 12-14 July 2013,
  • Curtis R.Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center, Troy New York

CDA Collaborative Learning Projects Reflecting on Peace Practice Project

CDA Collaborative Learning Projects Mindanao Listening Project Report

What is Iran? : A Primer on Culture, Politics and Religion

  • Front and rear cover photographs
  • Numerous inside photos
  • Book by Laurie Blanton Pierce
  • Herald Press, 2009

Dialogue of the Feet: A Mennonite Sojourn Through Mindanao

  • A Trip to Survey MCC’s Inter-faith Relationships in Mindanao’s Trouble Spots
  • Conrad Grebel Review, Vol. 26, Number 3, Fall 2008, p. 72-90

Men on the Edge: Intimacy, Missions and Masculine Energy

  • With Darrel Hostetter
  • Concept paper exploring mission modeled on Luke 10, January 2008

Who Owns Jesus?

  • Book chapter in Borders and Bridges: Mennonite Witness in a Religiously Diverse World, ed. Alain Epp Weaver and Peter Dula, Cascadia Publishing House, Telford, Pa and Herald Press, Scottdale, Pa. (2007)

Peace curriculum design

  • Including role-plays and simulations
  • 2002-present

Forty peace book reviews to resource MCC volunteers

  • 2001-2007

Fifty (50) trip reports to Ninety (90)+ destinations in Africa and Asia

  • Travel for Mennonite Central Committee, 1993-2007

Mindanao Peacebuilding Institute (MPI) Case Study

  • Regional Peace Institutes Workshop, Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, Va. USA, 30 May - 4 June 2004

Strategic Questions for the Direction of MCC Myanmar/Burma Program

  • Concept paper to assist Mennonite Central Committee Asia in discerning future program in Burma/ Myanmar, December 2004

An Interpositioning Mission: Addressing IDP Fears of Return While Supporting the Peace Process in the North Cotabato Region of Mindanao, Philippines

  • Concept paper, March 2003

Anabaptists and AICs: A Unique Paradigm for Mission

  • Master of Arts in Religion thesis
  • Eastern Mennonite Seminary, 2001

Six institutional memory booklets on MCC history in southern Africa

(copies found in the Mennonite Central Committee Library, Akron, Pennsylvania)
  • Mennonite Central Committee/Mennonite Ministries Botswana, April 1999 (v 1.1)
  • Mennonite Central Committee South Africa, September 1998 (v. 5.1)
  • Mennonite Central Committee ZAMBIA; 35 Years 1962-1997, (v. 2.1)
  • History of Mennonites in Mozambique; Including MCC Involvement in Malawi Post-1981 Program Closure as Appendix V, April1997 (v. 3.1)
  • A Brief History of Mennonite Central Committee in Lesotho, September 1996 (v 3.0)
  • A Brief History of Mennonites in Swaziland; the First 25 Years, July 1996 (v. 4.11)

World Radio

  • "Pheromoneic Propagation," April 2008, Year 37, Issue 10, Cover story, p. 10-11

Bamboo: A Magazine of the American Bamboo Society

  • "A Radio Antenna From Bamboo," in Bamboo; April 2007, Vol. 28, Issue 2, p.4-6.

QST Magazine

  • "Shack in the Rack," September, 2013, p. 62-63
  • "Dental Floss Dispensers for Small Projects," March, 2007, p. 59
  • "No Rig? Will Travel!" November 1998, p. 33

American Radio Relay League Web Articles

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