Violence Prevention, Conflict Resolution Education and Training, Multi-Cultural Education, Diversity Training, Experiential Education
Arthur Romano is an Assistant Professor at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University and a certified nonviolence trainer and educational consultant. Arthur’s work bridges the divide between research and practice, and he specializes in the development and use of transformative and experiential education with communities affected by violence. Arthur has worked with a wide array of stakeholders to design and improve educational programs related to conflict resolution, multi-cultural and diversity training, nonviolence, restorative justice and violence prevention. He has designed and implemented experiential educational programs in Asia, Africa, and Central America and he co-developed the Diversity Matters Now workshop series which explores issues related to social justice with college students in the US.
Arthur focuses on co-producing knowledge with communities impacted by violence and he frequently works with a wide array of experts that include; street level violence interrupters, policy-makers, hip-hop and other artists, informal and formal educators, activists and others.
Arthur has a published original research in numerous peer-reviewed journals and is currently working on a book on nonviolence education in violence-affected cities in the US.
PhD, Conflict Resolution, University of Bradford (2012)
MA, Conflict Resolution, University of Bradford (2005)
BA, Philosophy and Political Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (1997)