Michael Penn

Dr Michael Penn is a Clinical Psychologist and a Professor of Psychology at Franklin & Marshall College, Pennsylvania, United States. He is a member of the US Council on Foreign Relations, and has lived and lectured widely around the world, serving many global initiatives including the UN Leaders Programme, the Federal University of Brazil’s programme for peace studies, the UK Secretariat for the Commonwealth of Nations, the Government of Greenland’s initiative to reduce gender-based violence, the ‘Education for Peace Project’ in Switzerland that assisted the children of Bosnia-Herzegovina overcome the effects of war and genocide, and the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Administration. He currently serves on the Permanent Board of the Tahirih Justice Center, which provides legal and clinical services to women and girls fleeing gender-based violence and persecution.