Thursday, March 28, 2013
6:00pm, Location TBD
Nina Birger, PJS/English '10
Nina currently works at Ceres, starting in 2012 as an Associate in Development.
In this role, Nina writes foundation reports and proposals, manages grants,
and oversees foundation relationships. Before joining Ceres, Nina worked as
a paralegal at a boutique New York law firm specializing in criminal defense.
She participated in numerous cases, including a federal trial in the spring of
2012. Within PJS, she focused on the transnational climate protection movement,
conducting research on environmental and climate justice, interning with
Massachusetts 350.org and with Green Pro Bono, a Boston based start up.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
6:00pm, Eaton 124
Jocelyn Berger, Brandeis, '04, and current MALD candidate at the Fletcher School
Since graduating in 2004 with majors in Politics and Sociology and a minor
in Peace and Conflict Studies, Jocelyn has worked for local and international,
secular and faith-based community, antiwar, labor, humanitarian, human rights
and social justice organizations as a fundraiser, event planner, marketer, and
organizer. Most recently, Jocelyn worked as a Program Officer at Pursue: Action
for a Just World, a project of the American Jewish World Service and AVODAH:
The Jewish Service Corps in San Francisco, working to spark and sustain social
change by building a vibrant community united at the intersection of Jewish
values and passion for social justice. She completes her MALD degree this year.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
6:00-7:30pm, Lincoln Filene Rabb Room
at Tisch College
Prof. Sa'ed Atshan and Prof. Laura Graham
Prof. Atshan teaches the Intro to PJS and a seminar on Gender, Sexuality,
and Human Rights in the Middle East, and Prof. Graham teaches a seminar on
Genocide. Both have peace studies backgrounds as undergrads and/or as grad
students. They will share their stories of why they chose the field and subject
matters they did, and how that influences their research, writing, and teaching
now. Our conversation will include your questions and concerns for what a PJS
degree can prepare you for, whether 'in the field' or 'in the classroom.'
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
6:00pm, Eaton 123
Gabe Frumkin, PJS'10
Since graduating from the PJS program in 2010, Gabe has divided his time
working locally with labor unions in higher education and healthcare, and
in electoral politics. As a student, Gabe organized around anti-war issues,
labor, and the Tufts University endowment. His main interests are in helping
people empower themselves through collective action in the workplace and
in political processes.