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Dr. Marc B. Sommers

Visiting Researcher With the African Studies Center

Boston University

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Boston University

775 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, Massachusetts 02215

United States

Company Description

Founded in 1839, Boston University is an internationally recognized institution of higher education and research. With more than 30,000 students, it is the fourth largest independent university in the U.S. It has 17 colleges and schools and a number of mu ... more

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Employment History

Senior Associate

The Columbia Group For Children

Visiting Researcher

African Studies Center, Boston University

Teacher

The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Consultant

Women's Refugee Commission

Affiliations

Senior International Technical Advisor
Education Development Center Inc

Team Member
EQUIP3 Core

Fellow
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow
United States Institute of Peace

Education

Ph.D.

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Global Symposium 2014 Washington, DC Bios - See Jane

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Marc Sommers

Consultant and Visiting Researcher, African Studies Center, Boston University
Marc Sommers is an internationally recognized youth, conflict, education and gender expert, and an award-winning author. In 2009-2010, he was a Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace.
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Currently, Dr. Sommers is working to complete Marley's War.
For over two decades, Dr. Sommers has consulted for donor agencies, NGOs, UN agencies and policy institutes, working in 21 war-affected countries across Africa and in Colombia, El Salvador, Kosovo, Macedonia, Pakistan and Timor-Leste. His work addresses a range of war and post-war issues, including youth, security, conflict negotiation, child soldier, gender (sexual violence, adulthood, masculinity), education, employment, governance, urbanization, displacement, development and coordination. He taught for many years at The Fletcher School, Tufts University, and was a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. He is a Visiting Researcher with the African Studies Center at Boston University. He also works part-time as Senior International Technical Advisor for the Education Development Center.
Dr. Sommers has an extensive publication record.


Marc ...

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Marc Sommers

Consultant and Visiting Researcher, African Studies Center, Boston University
Marc Sommers is an internationally recognized youth, conflict, education and gender expert, and an award-winning author. In 2009-2010, he was a Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace.
...
Currently, Dr. Sommers is working to complete Marley's War.
For over two decades, Dr. Sommers has consulted for donor agencies, NGOs, UN agencies and policy institutes, working in 21 war-affected countries across Africa and in Colombia, El Salvador, Kosovo, Macedonia, Pakistan and Timor-Leste. His work addresses a range of war and post-war issues, including youth, security, conflict negotiation, child soldier, gender (sexual violence, adulthood, masculinity), education, employment, governance, urbanization, displacement, development and coordination. He taught for many years at The Fletcher School, Tufts University, and was a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. He is a Visiting Researcher with the African Studies Center at Boston University. He also works part-time as Senior International Technical Advisor for the Education Development Center.
Dr. Sommers has an extensive publication record.


EQUIP3 > Core Team

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Marc Sommers, Youth Research SpecialistMarc Sommers has been exploring the impact of war on children and youth in Africa as well as Colombia, El Salvador and Kosovo for sixteen years.He serves part-time as the Youth at Risk Specialist for Care USA and the Basic Education and Policy Support Activity, a USAID IQC based at Creative Associates.He is a Research Fellow at Boston University's African Studies Center and an international consultant on forced migrant, urban migrant, emergency and peace education, conflict negotiation, human rights and security issues.


Associates and Fellows List

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Marc Sommers is a Research Fellow at Boston University's African Studies Center and serves in a part-time capacity as the Youth at Risk Specialist for CARE US and USAID's Basic Education and Policy Support Activity.He has been a consultant on CMG's innovative Central Africa Project with CMG's Director of Programs, Liz McClintock.Dr. Sommers recently published the book Fear in Bongoland: Burundi Refugees in Urban Tanzania (Berghahn Books, 2001).


African Youth and Conflict:The Influence of Urbanization, Employment and Livelihoods - Network for Youth in Transition

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Marc Sommers is a consultant and Visiting Researcher at Boston University's African Studies Center. He taught for many years at The Fletcher School, Tufts University and was both a Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace and a Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. He has consulted for donor agencies, NGOs, UN agencies and policy institutes since 1994, working in 21 war-affected countries across Africa and in Colombia, El Salvador, Kosovo, Macedonia, Pakistan and Timor-Leste. His work addresses a range of war and post-war issues, including youth, gender (sexual violence, adulthood, masculinity), child soldier, security, conflict negotiation, education, employment, governance, urbanization, displacement, development and coordination.

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