Angel Adams Parham
Dr. Parham is associate professor of sociology and the director of the Social Justice Scholars program. Her research focus is on race, immigration and inequality. The courses she teaches include: Social Problems; Race, Racism and Privilege; Global Sociology; and African Diaspora Communities and Cultures. She has a strong interest in bringing together the resources of the university with people and organizations in the New Orleans community and beyond. She is the co-founder and executive director of Nyansa Classical Community, a faith-based education program which works for the educational enrichment and improved life chances of children from low-income African-American neighborhoods in New Orleans. She is also a board member of Vision of Hope Ministries which engages in community development in northern Haiti. She is the author of numerous articles and of the book American Routes: Racial Palimpsests and the Transformation of Race (Oxford University Press, March 2017).
Professor Richard Campanella, a geographer with the Tulane School of Architecture, is the author of nine books and over 150 articles on the geography, history and culture of the New Orleans region and related topics. His research, which integrates the mapping sciences and spatial analyses with the social sciences and humanities, has been praised by The New York Review of Books, Journal of Southern History, Urban History, Places, Louisiana History, The Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association, and other forums. The only two-time winner of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities Book of the Year Award (2006, 2009), Campanella has also received the Tulane Honors Professor of the Year Award (2016), Louisiana Literary Award (2015), the HNOC Williams Prize for Louisiana History (2011), Mortar Board Award for Excellence in Teaching (2010), the Monroe Fellowship (2011-Present), and the Hannah Arendt Prize for Scholarship in the Public Interest (2014). In 2016, the Government of France named Campanella Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Academiques (Knight in the Order of the Academic Palms).
Daryn Cambridge leads curriculum development and educational design for USIP’s online courses. Daryn joins USIP after 4 years with the International Center on Nonviolent Conflict, where he served as senior director for Learning & Digital Strategies and helped co-found Freedom Beat Recordings – a record label and website that explores the role of music in nonviolent resistance.
Daryn is also a peace educator in residence and adjunct professor at American University in Washington, DC, where he teaches courses on education for international development, peace pedagogy, and nonviolent action. His research interests include peace education, nonviolent action, distance learning, and online pedagogy.
He has several years experience designing and facilitating trainings and workshops for learners across the world of all ages. He has worked or consulted in this capacity with organizations such as Common Cause, The Close Up Foundation, The Democracy Matters Institute, The Student Conservation Association, Learn-Serve International, One World Education, and the Institute for Technology and Social Change.
He serves on the boards of the Democracy Matters Institute and the Peace and Justice Studies Association. He has a M.A. in International Training and Education and a professional certificate in International Peace and Conflict Resolution, both from American University. He received his B.A. from Middlebury College.