John Ungerleider

John Ungerleider, PhD

John Ungerleider is a professor of Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation at the SIT Graduate Institute in Brattleboro, Vermont.  John founded and directs the SIT Youth Peacebuilding and Leadership Programs for teens from communities in conflict around the world, which has now served over 6,000 young people in two decades, such as recent groups from Iraq, Pakistan, Burma, Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, Cyprus, Liberia, UK, and Mexico. He started the Vermont Governor's Institute on Current Issues and Youth Activism, as well as the Child Labor Education and Action (CLEA) project for Vermont teens to work against oppressive child labor. As a Fulbright Senior Scholar he facilitated conflict resolution activities in Cyprus and has been a visiting professor in Spain and Venezuela, as well as at Brandeis and Hampshire College. John wrote and performs a participatory musical "co-opera" about global warming: Secret of the Seasons.