Alison Milofsky is a senior program officer in the Institute’s Academy where she specializes in curriculum development and teacher education as well as training design, facilitation, and intergroup dialogue. Milofsky also develops curricula and workshops for the Institute’s Global Peacebuilding Center, which introduces young audiences to peacebuilding through multimedia exhibits and educational programs.
Milofsky edited the Institute’s Peacebuilding Toolkits for Educators and provides workshops for educators on how to infuse peacebuilding concepts into their teaching. She has conducted programs for educators in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Central Asia, as well as workshops at conferences throughout the U.S.
Milofsky teaches the Academy’s facilitation course and teaches intergroup dialogue at the University of Maryland. She regularly conducts trainings on communication and negotiation skills for U.N. peacekeepers in Africa.
Before joining the Institute in 2002, Milofsky was associate director of the Anti-Defamation League’s Washington, D.C. regional office, where she designed and implemented anti-bias education programs and trained police officers on hate crimes and extremism. Earlier, she served in Peace Corps/Slovakia as a teacher trainer.
Milofsky holds a bachelor’s degree from McGill University and a doctorate in education policy, with a specialization in curriculum theory and development, from the University of Maryland.
- "A Place of Transformation: The Role of Education in Peacebuilding," National Peace Corps Association, March 17th, 2014.