Karenjot Bhangoo Randhawa teaches Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. She received her Ph.D. from the School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution at George Mason University. Professor Bhangoo Randhawa specializes in designing and delivering cross-cultural and conflict resolution trainings for a variety of public and private groups in the United States and internationally including healthcare organizations, university administration, social service programs and county departments. She has conducted facilitations for city planning processes, immigrant rights policy initiatives and dialogue around racism and discrimination after the 9/11 attacks. She is also Adjunct Professor of Law at the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University and currently served on the State Bar ADR Committee.
Her publication Civil Society in Malerkotla, Punjab: Fostering Resilience Through Religion (Lexington, 2012) examines peacebuilding through religion and civil society. She is also co-author in Conflict Across Cultures: A Unique Bridging Experience (Nicolas Brealey, 2006) and Religion and Human Security: A Global Perspective (Oxford University Press, 2012).
Currently she is researching the role of women’s organizations in human security in Delhi and conflict transformation and resilience within diaspora communities in Canada.