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Rochelle Arms Almengor
Dr. Rochelle Arms Almengor
Assistant Professor of Peace & Social Justice Studies|Peace and Social Justice Studies
Dr. Rochelle Arms Almengor
Office Location
Draper Building, 304E
Office Hours
  • Mon: 10 a.m. – noon
  • Wed: 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Class Schedules
  • GSTR 210 A (Tue/Thur: 10:00 – 11:50 a.m.)
  • PSJ 218 (Tue/Thur: 1:00 – 2:50 p.m.)
  • Peacebuilding (PSJ 305)
  • Conflict and Mediation (PSJ/COM 113)
  • Writing Seminar: Identity and Diversity in the U.S. (GSTR 210)
  • Voices of Nonviolence (PSJ 218)
  • Movements and Community Organizing (PSJ 205)

Rochelle Arms Almengor is Assistant Professor of Peace and Social Justice Studies in Berea College. Relying primarily on participatory methods, her research areas span critical reflective practice, conflict resolution practitioners’ learning and epistemologies, and decolonizing restorative justice practices. Before working in the academy, she served as the Restorative Justice Coordinator of New York Peace Institute, where she managed mediation and restorative justice initiatives across New York City. Since 2000, she has worked in the U.S. and abroad in collaborative processes and restorative justice projects with a variety of groups, including civil society organizations in India, indigenous peoples in Argentina, and homicide offenders and victim-survivors in Kentucky. Dr. Arms Almengor is Panamanian-American and holds a B.A. in Religion and Peace Studies from Swarthmore College, an M.A. in International Relations through a Rotary Peace Fellowship at Universidad del Salvador in Argentina, and a Ph.D. from George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (now the Jimmy and Rosalyn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution).

  • B.A. Religion, Swarthmore College, 2000
  • M.A. International Relations, Universidad del Salvador, 2006
  • Ph.D. Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University, 2018