Dr. Sara Clarke-Habibi

Dr. Sara Clarke-Habibi is the Georg Arnhold Senior Fellow on Education for Sustainable Peace at the Georg Eckert Institute in Germany. She is also a consultant for the United Nations in the Western Balkans on peacebuilding, education and youth empowerment. Her research and teaching focus on educational intersections with violent conflict, displacement, transitional justice, historical trauma and social healing, post-conflict reconstruction and intergroup reconciliation. She is particularly interested in how these issues affect the development of educational policy, curricula and textbooks; teacher identity, practice and agency; formal and nonformal educational interventions in transitional societies; memory and intergenerational relations in educational settings; and strategies for empowering youth as critical peace actors. In addition to scientific articles, Sara has published four manuals on educating for intercultural dialogue, peacebuilding and dealing with the past which are used in formal and non-formal settings across the Western Balkans. Sara earned an MPhil and PhD in Education from the University of Cambridge as a Gates Cambridge Scholar and Fellow of the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada. www.saraclarkehabibi.weebly.com