Cory and Craig Belden: Adventures in Southern Sudan

Cory and Craig Belden (MAIPS '10) interned at Action Africa Help International, an organization promoting development and peace-building projects in Southern Sudan. They also worked with the American Refugee Committee (ARC) to conduct research on gender-based violence in the Boma region. They spent the summer interviewing community members, convening focus groups, and distributing surveys.


4° 5' 29.004" N, 30° 40' 42.96" E

West Bank Practicum: Building Community Across Borders

Nicole Ketcham (MAIPS '10), Nikki Hodgson (MAIEP '09), and Kate Holland (MAIPS '10) traveled to the West Bank in January 2009 with the goal of exploring future internship opportunities for our students. They established relationships with officials from Bethlehem University and local organizations.


31° 16' 37.7112" N, 35° 4' 47.622" E

Rebekah Hunt: A Summer in South Africa

Rebekah Hunt (MPA '10) interned last summer for the Center for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation and researched the best practices for memorialization, the creation of monuments or memorial sites, in South Africa. She explored how honoring the past educates future generations and, therefore, may transform communities divided by conflict.


South Africa
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Mawuor Dior: A "Lost Boy" Comes to Monterey

Mawuor Dior (MAIPS '10) is one of the “Lost Boys of Sudan.” After living in a refugee camp in Kenya for many years, Mawuor left Africa in 2001 as part of a US refugee resettlement program. He completed a degree in History and Global Studies at Colorado Christian University before coming to Monterey.


7° 16' 23.988" N, 28° 41' 2.04" E

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