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Snowy Forest


Melanie Greenberg

Episode 1

Making Peace with the World

January 27, 2021

Managing Director for Peacebuilding at Humanity United. See bio

Gail Christopher

Episode 2 

The Healing Dimension

February 3, 2021

Executive Director, National Collaborative for Health Equity. See bio

Lasana Harris

Episode 3 

The Art of Humanization

February 10, 2021 

Associate Professor in Experimental Psychology at University College London.  See bio

Ali Jawaid

Episode 4 

The Emerging Field of Epigentics

February 17, 2021

Neuroscientist and researcher. Center of Neural Plasticity and Brain Disorders BRAINCITY of the Nencki Institute. See bio

Abi Blakeslee

Episode 5 

Translating the Impact of Trauma

February  24, 2021

Trauma researcher, clinician & faculty at Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute.  See bio

Glyndie Nickerson

Episode 5 

Translating the Impact of Trauma

February 24, 2021

Somatic psychotherapist & faculty at Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute.  See bio

Corey Henderson

Episode 6 

Reshaping the Narrative

March 3, 2021

Public health researcher on the role of race based trauma on health. See Bio

Mike Niconchuk

Episode 7

Putting It All Back Together Again

March 17, 2021

Neuroscience researcher and practitioner. Program Director for Trauma & Violent Conflict at Beyond Conflict. See bio

R. Douglas Fields

Episode 8

Interpreting the Human Capacity for Violence

March 31, 2021

Neuroscientist, researcher, and author on human aggression.  See bio

Lindsay Branham

Episode 9

Changing the Perception

April 14, 2021

Social scientist and filmmaker investigating  link between media and behavior change.  See bio

Tim Phillips

Episode 10

Dismantling Divisions

April 28, 2021

Founder and CEO of Beyond Conflict focusing on  peace, conflict and cognitive  & behavioral science.  See bio

Matt Rossano

Episode 11

Unearthing Human Nature

May 12, 2021

Professor of Psychology, Southeastern Louisiana University researching the evolution of ritual and religion.  See bio

Tecla Namachanja Wanjala

Episode 12

A Calling to Heal

May 26, 2021

Peace advocate, conflict transformation & social healing practitioner. See bio

Beatrice Pouligny

Episode 13

Crossing Into the Cultural and Spiritual Realms

June  9, 2021

Peacebuilder, researcher & co-founder of Peace ReWire. See bio

Elizabeth Stanley

Episode 14

Mastering Mindfulness

June  23, 2021

Associate Professor of Security Studies, Georgetown University. See bio

Elizabeth Mumford

Episode 15

Weathering the Storm

 July  7, 2021

Principal Research Scientist, NORC at the University of Chicago. See bio

Mandar Apte

Episode 16

Looking Inward

July 21, 2021

Founder & Executive Director, Cities4Peace.  See bio

Manal Omar

Episode 17

Finding Our Common Ground

August 4, 2021

Founder & CEO,  Across Red Lines.  See bio

Nena Mocnik

Episode 18

Turning Pain into Power

August 18, 2021

Lecturer and Researcher, CY Cergy-Paris Université, France.  See bio

Donna Hicks

Episode 19

Decoding Our Dignity

September 8, 2021

Associate, Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University.  See bio

Daniel Rothbart

Episode 20

Fostering a Mind for Peace

September 22, 2021

Professor of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Carter School, George Mason University.  See bio

Alaine Duncan

Episode 21

Exploring Health & Wellness through Integrative Medicine

October 6, 2021 

Founder, Integrative Healing.  See bio

Boaz Hameiri

Episode 22

Unraveling the Intractable

October 20, 2021 

 Senior Lecturer, Program in Conflict Management and Mediation, Tel Aviv University.  See bio

Mari Fitzduff

Episode 23

Making Peace Amidst War

November 3, 2021

Professor Emerita, Brandeis University.   See bio

Daniel Banks

Episode 24

Healing Through Artistry

November 17, 2021 

Co-Founder/Artistic Director, DNAWORKS   See bio

Adam W. McKinney

Episode 24

Healing Through Artistry

November 17, 2021 

Co-Founder/Artistic Director, DNAWORKS   See bio

Steve Killelea

Episode 25

ReThinking Peace

December 1, 2021

Founder & Executive Chairman, Institute for Economics & Peace   See bio

Liya Yu

Episode 26

Deciphering the Political Brain

January 26, 2022

Political scientist & novelist See bio

Robin Lynch

Episode 27

Disassembling Conflict

February  23, 2022

Former Chair, The New York Psychological Association’s Child Custody Evaluation See bio

Euphrasia (Efu) Nyaki

Episode 28

Healing Across Cultures

March 30, 2022 

Co-Founder of AFYA, a holistic healing center in Brazil and Faculty Member, Somatic Experiencing International. See bio

Donald (Del) Laverdure

Episode 28

Healing Across Cultures

March 30, 2022 

Enrolled citizen of the Crow Nation,  former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs, Department of Interior

Robyn Repko Waller

Episode 29

Cracking the Code of Free Will

April 27, 2022

Assistant Professor of Philosophy & faculty member for the Iona Neuroscience program, Iona College. See bio

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Hema Preya Selvanathan

Episode 30

Dissecting Social Change

May 25, 2022

Lecturer in the School of Psychology at the University of Queensland, Australia. See bio

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Antti Pentikäinen

Episode 31

Journeying on the Road to Reconciliation

June  29, 2022 

Executive Chair, Mary Hoch Foundation. See bio

Sumaiya Sheikh

Episode 32

Reassessing Radicalization

December 7, 2022 

Neuroscientist and founder of ViolEnd, Sweden. See bio

Sa-kiera Hudson

Episode 33

Deconstructing the Social Hierarchy 

February 15, 2023

Assistant Professor at University of California Berkeley Haas School of Business. See bio

Eduardo Gonzalez

Episode 34

Answering the Call for Justice

June 28, 2023

Director Truth Telling, Think Peace Learning & Support Hub . See bio

Cam Cassar

Episode 35

Forging the New Frontier of Peace

October 4, 2023

Senior Producer, Think Peace Podcast. See bio

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 Sará King

Episode 36

The New Wave of Neuroscience 

December 14, 2023

CEO & Founder: MindHeart Collective. See bio

Rowda Olad

Episode 37

Bridging Mental Health and Peacebuilding 

April 24, 2024

Founder & Clinical Director, Maandeeq Mental Health. See bio

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