Jessica Senehi
Associate Professor, Peace and Conflict Studies
Associate Director, Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice

Address: 252-70 Dysart Road, University of Manitoba
  Winnipeg, MB R3T 2M6
Phone: 204.474.7978
Fax: 204.474.8828

Jessica Senehi is Associate Professor with the Ph.D. program in Peace and Conflict Studies and Associate Director of the Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace and Justice at St. Paul's College, University of Manitoba. With Sean Byrne, she co-directed The North American Conflict Resolution Program: A Cross Cultural, Interdisciplinary Experiment in Peacebuilding student exchange sponsored by a 2003-2007 grant from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada. She has completed drafts of two manuscripts, The Process of Storytelling: Building Community, Building Peace, and VIOLENCE: Intervention and Prevention. With two other academics, she is assessing the Jerusalem Stories Project. She is the organizer and director of Winnipeg’s annual International Storytelling Festival as well as the academic institute Storytelling for Peacebuilding and Renewing Community (SPARC) that is situated in the Mauro Centre.

Ph.D. in Social Science, Syracuse University

Areas of Specialization:
Role of the narrative, story, and art in conflict resolution; culture and conflict; children and war; peace education