Educator Sarah Federman
Sample of Invited Talks
Atonement for the Holocaust: French National Railways
-The Ralph Bunche Library Speaker Series U.S. Department of State, worldwide U.S. Embassy broadcast.
Engaging Corporations in Transitional Justice: From the Holocaust to US Slavery
-Law & Society Annual Conference
Victims, Heroes, and Perpetrators: in Post-Conflict Contexts
Weatherhead Center for International Affairs
A Genealogical Approach to Conflict Resolution
-Brandeis University, The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
-Foreign Service Institute, U.S. Department of State
Universities and Slavery: A Reparations Proposal
-Universities Studying Slavery
In the classroom, I take inspiration from the Coalition of Essential Schools whose principles include learning to use one’s mind well, less is more, demonstration of mastery, democracy, and equity and trust. Students engage with ideas through student-created simulations, discussions, role plays, independent research, participant observation, and even a flipped classroom. These formats create room for students’ own questions and interests. I especially enjoy role plays because they create space for diverse perspectives.
Foreign Service Institute, U.S. Department of State
Exxon in Indonesia (case study)
College of Public Affairs, University of Baltimore
Negotiation: Theory and Practice,
Approaches to Conflict
Cultural and Ethnic Conflict
Paris Institute of Political Studies (SciencesPo) (France)
Approaches to Conflict in a Globalized World
Conflict Resolution Tools
The Role of Market Actors in Mass Atrocity (April 2017)
University of Malta
If you've struggled with a protracted personal conflict or ruminated over social/political/environmental conflicts you've likely realized the myriad of approaches available. You could take a hard negotiation approach, a collaborative mediation approach, or perhaps...
Survivors at the U.S. Capitol. I've met many of them. They are fascinating and lovely. "Oh, my grandparents died," you tell people. You sigh and maybe recall for a moment how nice it was to have older generations in your family. You remember the birthday cards,...
Sometimes a loved one or colleague experiences a death of someone close, an illness, a major life transition, or loss of a partner and we are too deep in our own lives to really take notice or be there for them. We feel guilty; we just were not able to really be...
Dr. Sarah Federman