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Mara Schoeny

Director of Undergraduate Programs

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  • 703-993-9191 (office)
  • Arlington: Vernon Smith Hall, 5110A
    3351 North Fairfax Drive, MS 4D3
    Arlington, VA 22201

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Mara Schoeny is an associate professor at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University and the Director of Undergraduate Programs. She teaches courses in research and evaluation methods, practice skills and the integration of inter-disciplinary approaches to conflict analysis and resolution. She was a 1998 USIA Visiting Fellow in the Curriculum Development Exchange Program, in residence at Yerevan State University, Armenia. As part of the grant she developed and taught simulation courses for undergraduate and master’s level sociology and social work students in family, organizational, political and community conflict. She is a former youth camp director with experience in traditional camp settings as well as dialogue and co-existence camps for youth from conflict areas. Her research and practice interests include nonviolence, education and training and dialogue processes.


PhD, Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University

MS, Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University

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Faculty Rank: Associate Professor

Honors & Awards

Teaching Excellence Award, George Mason University

January 1, 2008

Professional Affiliations

Northern Virgina Mediation Service

She is Member of Board of Directors of Northern Virgina Mediation Service (NVMS).

Northern Virgina Mediation Service

Media Appearance

Washington Post Arlington Puts Diversity Among Its Top Priorities

February 19, 2009

Al Jazeera Virginia Votes 2008

December 3, 2008

Presentations & Performances

Webinar: Forging Alliances for Peace: Insights from a Conflict Resolution Scholar-Practitioner

May 6 2013 | Arlington Campus

Dissertation Proposal Defense - Soolmaz Abooali

Jan 23 2017 | Metropolitan Building

The Sixth Annual Graduate Education Symposium in Peace and Conflict Resolution

May 27 2016 | Arlington Campus, Founders Hall