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Marc B. Sommers

Educational Psychologist and Youth-At-Risk Specialist

Care.com Inc

HQ Phone:  (781) 642-5900

Email: m***@***.com

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Care.com Inc

77 Fourth Avenue 5Th Floor

Waltham, Massachusetts,02451

United States

Company Description

Care.com is an online service connecting people seeking care for their families with a nationwide network of trusted providers in the areas of child care, senior care, pet care, tutoring, housekeeping, and more. Founded in 2006 and backed by top venture capita... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Senior Associate

The Columbia Group For Children


Teacher

The Fletcher School


Visiting Researcher

African Studies Center, Boston University


Affiliations

Boston University

International Consultant and A Research Fellow At African Studies Center


United States Institute of Peace

Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow


Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Fellow


Education Development Center Inc

Senior International Technical Advisor


EQUIP3 Core

Team Member


Women's Refugee Commission

Technical Advisor, Child and Adolescent Issues


Education

Ph.D.


Ph.D.

anthropology

Boston University


Web References(77 Total References)


Basic Education and Policy Support Activity (BEPS)

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Marc Sommers
Marc Sommers began working on education issues two decades ago, when he served as a girls' high school headmaster in Kenya. Since then, he has worked on emergency and peace education, education during post-war reconstruction, the human rights of forced migrants, urban refugees and migrants, and community reconciliation. He has also explored the impact of war on children and youth in Africa as well as Colombia, El Salvador and Kosovo. Dr. Sommers is currently CARE's Educational Psychologist/Youth-At-Risk Specialist for the BEPS Activity. He also works as an international consultant and a Research Fellow at Boston University's African Studies Center. His publications include a book, "Fear in Bongoland: Burundi Refugees in Urban Tanzania," (Berghahn, 2001); a monograph, "The Dynamics of Coordination" (Humanitarianism and War Project, Tufts University, 2000); and three articles: "Peace Education and Refugee Youth" (EPAU, UNHCR, 2001), "Emergency Education for Children" (Center for Int'l. Studies, MIT, 1999), and "Young, Male and Pentecostal: Urban Refugees in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania " (Journal of Refugee Studies 14(4), 2001). Dr. Sommers is fluent in Swahili, proficient in Spanish, and has a working knowledge of French.


Basic Education and Policy Support Activity (BEPS)

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Don Graybill | Uzma Anzar | Margaret McLaughlin | Cynthia Prather | Renuka Pillay | Jon Silverstone | Sylvia Ellison | Rida Baidas | Vicky Frantz | Joanne Murphy | Sarah Havekost | Nima Abbaszadeh | Juliana Guaqueta | Marc Sommers
Marc Sommers Marc Sommers began working on education issues two decades ago, when he served as a girls' high school headmaster in Kenya. Since then, he has worked on emergency and peace education, education during post-war reconstruction, the human rights of forced migrants, urban refugees and migrants, and community reconciliation. He has also explored the impact of war on children and youth in Africa as well as Colombia, El Salvador and Kosovo. Dr. Sommers is currently CARE's Educational Psychologist/Youth-At-Risk Specialist for the BEPS Activity. He also works as an international consultant and a Research Fellow at Boston University's African Studies Center. His publications include a book, "Fear in Bongoland: Burundi Refugees in Urban Tanzania," (Berghahn, 2001); a monograph, "The Dynamics of Coordination" (Humanitarianism and War Project, Tufts University, 2000); and three articles: "Peace Education and Refugee Youth" (EPAU, UNHCR, 2001), "Emergency Education for Children" (Center for Int'l. Studies, MIT, 1999), and "Young, Male and Pentecostal: Urban Refugees in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania " (Journal of Refugee Studies 14(4), 2001). Dr. Sommers is fluent in Swahili, proficient in Spanish, and has a working knowledge of French.


Jayne Nucete • CMPartners

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Marc Sommers


Marc Sommers • CMPartners

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Marc Sommers
Marc Sommers Marc Sommers has served as an international evaluator for CMPartners and the Conflict Management Group since 1999, conducting 16 field evaluations in three post-conflict countries (Rwanda, Burundi and Timor-Leste). He is also an Associate Research Professor of Humanitarian Studies with the Institute of Human Security at the Fletcher School, Tufts University and a Research Fellow with Boston University's African Studies Center. Marc has also carried out research and assessment work in 20 countries on youth, education, child soldiers, urbanization, forced migration, human rights, and coordination issues in war and post-war contexts. He has consulted for policy institutes and numerous United Nations, non-government, and donor agencies, and has received research support from the Ford, Guggenheim, Mellon and Rotary foundations. Marc is completing his 7th book, entitled "Youth in Waithood: Masculinity, Urbanization and Governance in Rwanda", and will write his 8th (on popular culture, youth and civil war in Sierra Leone) as a Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace beginning in October 2009. Marc's book, Fear in Bongoland: Burundi Refugees in Urban Tanzania, received the 2003 Margaret Mead Award. Marc received a Ph.D. in anthropology from Boston University in 1994, with an emphasis on development, social and cultural anthropology. He is fluent in Swahili and proficient in Spanish and French.


Consultants • CMPartners

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Marc Sommers
Marc Sommers Consultant


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