Kathy Matsui is a Professor at the Department of Global Citizenship Studies, Seisen University in Tokyo, Japan, and teaches courses on conflict resolution and peace-related subjects. Kathy also teaches at the Northeast Asia Regional Peacebuilding Institute (NARPI) that conducts an annual training for participants from Northeast Asia to study conflict transformation and practice building a culture of peace. She also works with peace researchers and educators through the International Institute on Peace Education and the Global Partnership for Prevention of Armed Conflict. Currently, she is an advisory board member for The Hague Appeal for Peace, Global Campaign for Peace Education, and is also active in interreligious dialogue and cooperation for world peace as a member of the Women's Executive Committee, Peace Research Institute and the Reconciliation and Education Task Force of the World Conference of Religions for Peace, Japan. Kathy is an author of several publications and articles including a teachers’ resource book entitled Learning to Live Together for UNESCO APCIEU. Kathy received her doctorate degree from the Leadership Studies Program at Gonzaga University in the USA, with her research focusing on development of capacities for conflict resolution and reconciliation.
Course for 2019: Mainstreaming Peace Education in Communities and Schools (MaPEC)