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TitleUSD's Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies Hosts Peace Scholar in Residence Mary Anderson
ContactMelissa Wagoner
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The University of San Diego’s Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies will host Mary B. Anderson, peace scholar in residence, who was most recently Executive Director of CDA Collaborative Learning Projects and President of the Collaborative for Development Action, Inc., a small consulting firm based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

Mary B. Anderson, international aid expert, will discuss her efforts to survey recipients of international aid and evaluate successes and failures of projects in overcoming poverty, resolving conflict, saving and restoring the environment and achieving human rights. Teams of “listeners” have engaged thousands of people in twenty countries around the word in open-ended conversations exploring how they experience the cumulative impacts of aid.

Who: Mary B. Anderson, Peace Scholar

What: Lecture at USD’s Joan B. Kroc Institute of Peace & Justice
The Listening Project: How Recipients Judge International Assistance 

Where: University of San Diego
Joan B. Kroc Institute of Peace & Justice Theater
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110

When: Tuesday, February 21, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm

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