Dr. Arthur Romano is an Associate Professor at the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution, and The Elise Boulding Scholar Practitioner for the National Peace Academy. He is the founder of the Program on Urban Peacebuilding at the Carter School and has over 25 years of experience creating innovative and participatory education models with communities affected by conflict and violence. His research interests include peacebuilding in urban settings, nonviolent social movements, grassroots truth-telling processes, restorative justice, and experiential education. His recent book, Racial Justice and Nonviolence Education: Building the Beloved Community, One Block at a Time, examines the role that community-based educators in violence-affected cities play in building capacity to disrupt and transform cycles of violence.