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NATIONAL COUNCIL MEMBER
Ellen Lindeen has worked as an educator, academic and writer throughout her professional career. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English Education from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Master’s degree in Literature from Northwestern University, and a Certificate of Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Most recently, she taught at Waubonsee Community College for 22 years, retiring in 2018, as Professor Emeritus.
In addition to teaching English, Composition, and Shakespeare, from 2009-2018, she created and offered the interdisciplinary courses, Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution, and Human Rights & Social Justice. Her work in the field of Peace Studies includes: a Fulbright-Hays Grant to study Gandhi and the teaching of non-violence in India in summer 2008, graduate work in International Law and Human Rights through Arcadia University in Arusha, Tanzania in summer 2010, teaching the winter term at Canterbury Christ Church University in England in 2012, volunteering in New Orleans in 2007, post-Katrina, and in Haiti in summer 2013, and graduate work in Refugee Rights through the University of Massachusetts-Boston in Quito, Ecuador in summer 2015.
In 2018, she represented Episcopal Peace Fellowship and the Peace & Justice Studies Association on the FOR Delegation to Puerto Rico. She authored the chapter, “Film as a Force for Peace,” for the 2015 book Using Popular Culture to Teach Peace, and she has published articles in Truthout, Counterpunch, Huntington News, Common Dreams, The Peace Studies Journal, The Portland Alliance, and English Journal, among others. She currently serves on the board of the Peace & Justice Studies Association and Episcopal Peace Fellowship.
She lives with her husband, Ric, in the Chicagoland area and they have three grown children, all recently married! She looks forward to working with Fellowship of Reconciliation.
Join us starting Thur, Jan 27th for our monthly online book club. Dr. Fernando Ona, the inaugural recipient of the Walter Wink & June Keener Wink Fellowship, will lead the group through Walter Wink’s “The Powers That Be.” Please register here: #bookclub https://t.co/Azg2t6Kf2hRead More
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Fellowship of Reconciliation USA (FOR-USA) is the largest interfaith peace fellowship leading the charge on today’s most pressing human and civil rights issues through advocacy, activism, and educational programs.