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HJI Welcomed Masato Sudo to 43rd Street

On April 3rd, HJI welcomed Masato Sudo, son of HJI alum and early FFWPU pioneer educator, Rev. Ken Sudo (M.Div. 1995). Rev. Sudo passed away on December 22, 2023 at age 92. Masato, currently residing in Seattle, is visiting New York and was eager to return to places of his childhood, including 43rd St and the former HJI campus in Barrytown, NY. Dr. Thomas Walsh, HJI President, Dr. Thomas Ward, HJI Provost, Dr. Frank LaGrotteria, HJI Vice President, Dr. Michael Mickler, Distinguished Professor of Historical Studies, and Mr. Ken Sohn, HJI Director of Information and Technology were on hand to...

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HJI President Speaks to HJI Alumni and Friends in Montreal, Canada

HJI President, Dr. Thomas Walsh, visited Montreal on March 30-31, 2024, for meetings with Dr. Franco Famularo, and HJI Alumni and Chairman of HJI’s Board of Trustees, and with other alumni based in Quebec, Ontario and even Vermont, USA. In his March 31 address for Sunday service, Dr. Walsh shared about the course he and Rev. Demian Dunkley are currently teaching on “Ministry and Public Leadership in America” as well as other updates from HJI. Following the service, Dr. Walsh had lunch with the HJI alumni for a lively and stimulating discussion. HJI is grateful to Dr. Moon...

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Family of International Alumni Visits HJI Campus

On March 26, HJI was pleased to welcome the family of Pr. Sudheer Kumar Kondru from India, HJI Doctor of Ministry Graduate; Class of 2019. His family is very proud of his achievements and met with Dr. Thomas Walsh, HJI President and Dr. Thomas Ward, HJI Provost. Pr. Kondru was overjoyed to receive his diploma and shared that “by the grace of God and your prayers I have been actively involved in the ministry among the unreached groups in India. I am ever thankful to you and the leadership of [HJI] for all your love and concern all through my educational and ministerial career.R...

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Professor Ward invited as speaker to Columbia Law School Program “The Legacy of WWII Asian-Pacific Comfort Women.”

Professor Ward invited as speaker to Columbia Law School Program “The Legacy of WWII Asian-Pacific Comfort Women.” Thomas Ward, HJI Provost and Professor of Peace & Development, was one of several subjectspecialists invited to join a panel at Columbia University Law School on February 27 on thetopic “Legacy of the WW II Asian-Pacific Comfort Women.” Sponsored by the ColumbiaInternational Law Society, the session reviewed the still unsettled “Comfort Women”controversy. Created and implemented by Japan’s Imperial Military during the World War IIperiod, the Comfort Women system led to the...

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Email Policy

Responsible Executive: Vice President for Administration Responsible Office: Executive Administrative and Advancement Unit Effective Date:8/10/2020 Last Reviewed: 9/21/2023 Revised:9/21/2023 POLICY STATEMENT HJ International Graduate School for Peace and Public Leadership’s (“HJI’s” or the “Institution’s”) faculty, staff, and students are accorded various technical and informational resources, including but not limited to, computing devices and software, email accounts, and access to informational systems. These are the property of HJI and not of the individual student, staff,...

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Policy on Policies

Responsible Executives: President, Provost, and Vice President for Administration Responsible Office: Executive Administration and Advancement Unit Effective: 11/21/2023 Last Reviewed: 11/21/2023 Revised: Not Applicable POLICY STATEMENT HJ International Graduate School for Peace and Public Leadership (“HJI” or the “Institution”) is committed to creating effective Policies that advance the Institution’s mission, values, and goals and assure compliance with regulatory requirements. The purpose of this document is to address the development and administration of Institutional...

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Copyright Compliance Policy

Copyright Compliance Policy Responsible Executive: Library Director Responsible Office: Academic Unit Effective Date:5/8/2011 Last Reviewed:9/19/2023 Revised:9/19/2023 POLICY STATEMENT HJ International Graduate School for Peace and Public Leadership (“HJI” or the “Institution”)holds the following Policy in compliance with the Copyright Law of theUnited States (Title 17, U.S. Code), the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA)of 1998, and the Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization Act(TEACH) of 2002. SCOPE This Policy applies to all students, faculty, and staff. POLICY A. Copying...

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Dunkley, Demian

Rev. Demian Dunkley formerly served as the President of Family Federation in the United States of America, during which time he worked closely with the American Clergy Leadership Conference as the executive producer of the popular Peace Starts With Me Rallies, filling stadiums across America and hosting online rallies with hundreds of thousands in attendance. In October, 2020, Rev. Dunkley was appointed as the Family Federation Regional President of Asia Pacific 1, which includes 20 nations, and is home to 3.7 billion people. After completing three years in that position, he was asked by the...

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Perrottet, Claude

Adjunct Professor of Philosophy Dr. Claude Perrottet is a trained scholar and a published author with a Master of Divinity from UTS and a Ph.D. in Philosophy of Religion from Canada’s Laval University. Dr. Perrottet teaches courses in HJI’s Graduate Program in Peace Studies and previously taught in the Graduate Program of Global Development and Peace Studies at the University of Bridgeport. He has notably published “Immanuel Kant’s Perpetual Peace: The New World Order of Critical Philosophy,” a book on Kant’s influence on Tillich (Beyond Kantian Criticism: The Critical-Intuitive...

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