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Jared Ordway

Adjunct Professorial Lecturer School of International Service

Jared L. Ordway is a peacebuilding professional with over fifteen years of analytical and applied practice in the areas of conflict transformation, urban violence prevention, and intercultural communication. Drawing upon participatory methodologies and systems-based practices for process-design and stakeholder engagement, Jared’s work supports governmental, inter-governmental and non-governmental actors and initiatives through the delivery of consultation, advising and technical assistance. As a practitioner, Jared specializes in the design and facilitation of targeted interventions such as dialogue and mediation processes, social conflict and violence analysis, leadership enhancement, and creative conceptual development. As a trainer and educator, he is often involved in professional capacity-building and mentoring activities, curriculum design for traditional, informal and virtual learning spaces, and graduate-level teaching. Jared is on the UNDP Expert Roster for Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding, and most recently served as a Senior Dialogue Facilitator at the Berghof Foundation. He has held adjunct teaching appointments at Columbia University and the National University of Costa Rica, and currently offers distance-learning courses at American University’s School of International Service in Washington, DC, as well as the Graduate Program in Mediation and Applied Conflict Studies at Champlain College in Vermont.


PhD - Peace Studies, University of Bradford

Languages Spoken
Portuguese, Spanish, German
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See Also
IPAT Interpeace


  • Fall 2018

    • SISG-767 Topics in Global Security: Conflict Assessment/Prevention
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