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Frequently Asked Questions

1) Where does the CGC have projects and offer programs?

The CGC offers courses as part of the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George
Mason University, and in Indonesia through a collaborative partnership with the Indonesian
Institute for Social Science and Human Rights. In addition to the research and practical work
initiated by the CGC in the U.S., Indonesia, Liberia, and Kenya, we support student research and
student led peacebuilding initiatives around the world, including in our own backyard.

2) Are CGC events open to the public?

We have several academic, social and advocacy events throughout the year, most of which are
free and open to the public. All of our events are listed on our homepage with information on
location, date and time. To buy tickets to our Raising the Bar Fundraiser on May 16, 2013 at
Patton Boggs DC office, please click here. <link to event page>

3) How many students does the CGC serve?

CGC resources are available to S-CAR’s 300+ graduate students. Our academic courses are open
to all 33,000 George Mason University students, as well as members of the community.

4) How can I donate to the Center for the Study of Gender and Conflict?

Tax deductible contributions can be made by clicking here <link to donation page>, or by
contacting Nathan Curfiss, Grants and Development Manager at the School for Conflict Analysis
& Resolution, ncurfiss@gmu.edu, 703-993-8615.

5) How can I apply to study at the Center for the Study of Gender and Conflict?

The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution has graduate and undergraduate programs, as well as certificate programs. CGC courses are offered for credit to all S-CAR students, as well as many academic departments at George Mason University.  For more information on application procedures, please click here.

6) Can I take a class at the Center for the Study of Gender and Conflict if I am not a student?

Yes! Members of the community are welcome to enroll in CGC classes. Please contact us
directly to enroll, scargcg@gmu.edu. If you are a student from a Washington Area consortium
student, you may be able to take CGC classes for credit.

7) We have like-minded organizations, can we collaborate on projects?

We are eager to partner with organizations around the globe committed to furthering
understandings of gender and conflict, addressing root causes of gender based violence, and
working to build sustainable peace. If you have ideas for a collaborative project, please contact
our Dean’s Fellow, Elizabeth Mount, edegi@masonlive.gmu.edu.


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