Susan L. Allen

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Introduction Susan L. Allen is an anthropologist and director emerita of Nonviolence Education at Kansas State University, a position she used to develop systems-based campus and community projects and an academic Nonviolence Studies Program. She continues to teach online through K-State Global Campus. Allen holds a doctorate in Media Anthropology from the University of Kansas (1980), with fieldwork at the East-West Center in Honolulu. She has worked in Japan, with the U.S. Senate, as a journalist/editor in Hawaii and at a university minority and cultural affairs office, and as director of a Womens Center. Allen is a Fellow of the Society for Applied Anthropology and was awarded the Kansas Peace Prize in 2011 for progressive community leadership. Earlier works include Media Anthropology: Informing Global Citizens, Bergin & Garvey, 1994.