Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies

Lowell EwertLowell Ewert completed a BA at Tabor College (1975), his Juris Doctor at Washburn University College of Law (1977), and his L.L.M. in International Law at Washington College of Law, The American University, Washington D.C. (1988). His graduate work focused on human rights, peace and development issues. 

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Ewert has been involved in and responsible for developing regional strategies for dealing with humanitarian relief, food distribution, local development and democracy projects in Central Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. He has field experience through Mennonite Central Committee and Mercy Corps International in Lebanon, Jordan and Kazakstan. Ewert has been adjunct member of the faculty at Northwest School of Law at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon and an Advisory Council Member at George Fox University's Centre for Peace Learning in Newberg, Oregon.

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Courses taught

  • PACS 301 - Promoting Peace in Perilous Times
  • PACS 318 - Peace-building, Human Rights, and Civil Society
  • PACS 324 - Human Rights, Peace, and Business
  • PACS 328 - Fair Trade
  • PACS 603 - Building Civil Society

Selected activities

  • "Human Rights, Health, War and Peace," Chapter co-written with Dabney Evans, for a book on Peace Through Health edited by Neil Arya and Joanna Santa Barbara to be published by Kumarian Press, 2007.
  • The Structure of Peace," article submitted to Interaction, the magazine of the Conflict Resolution Network Canada.
  • Law as a Sword, Law as a Shield," lecture to be presented as the Eby Lecture, Conrad Grebel University College, November 23, 2006.
  • Presentation entitled "Emerging Strategies for Confronting International Child Labour," made at the CASID Conference, 2006 Congress, York University, on June 1, 2006.
  • Presentation entitled "A Rights-Approach to a Working Children Intervention in Egypt," made at conference entitled Child and Youth Rights, Brock University, July 20, 2006.

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