UPEACE Faculty Contact Directory

Department of International Law

  • Dr. Mihir Kanade (India), Head of the Department
  • Dr. Juan Carlos Sainz-Borgo (Venezuela), Professor and Dean of the University for Peace
  • Dr. Mariateresa Garrido (Venezuela), Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Jose Riera-Cezanne (United States), Adjunct Professor

Department of Peace and Conflict Studies

The Department presently has the following resident professors:

  • Dr. Heather Kertyzia (Canada), Head of Department
  • Dr. Uzma Rashid (Pakistan), Assistant Professor and Coordinator, Gender and Peacebuilding Programme
  • Dr. Gal Harmat (Israel), Adjunct Professor
  • Dr. Saumava Mitra (India), Adjunct Professor

Department of Environment and Development

The Department presently has the following resident professors:

  • Dr. Olivia Sylvester (Canada), Head of Department
  • M.Sc. Jan Breitling (Germany), Assistant Professor
  • Alonso Muñoz (Costa Rica), Instructor and Coordinator, Responsible Management and Sustainable Economic Development Programme

Departamento de Estudios Regionales/Department of Regional Studies

  • M.Sc. Karen Acosta (Venezuela), Jefa del Departamento / Head of Department
  • M.Sc. Marcela Arroyave (Costa Rica-Colombia)
  • M.Sc. Jan Breitling (Alemania/Germany)
  • Dr. Mariateresa Garrido (Venezuela)
  • Dr. Heather Kertyzia (Canada)
  • Dr. Mohit Mukherjee (India)
  • Alonso Muñoz (Costa Rica), 
  • Dr. Juan Carlos Sainz Borgo (Venezuela)
  • Dr. Olivia Sylvester (Canada)
  • M.A. Juan Jose Vasquez (Costa Rica)