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Bruce White, PhD ― Professor and Dean of the Institute

Bruce White was brought up in Nigeria, New Orleans, London and Mississippi, and has lived and worked in Japan, Italy, Canada and the UK. He has taught at Durham University, UK, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford University, and Kyoto University. He holds degrees in Human Sciences and Anthropology from Durham University (BA, MA), and holds a PhD from the School of Social Sciences and Law, Oxford Brookes University. He is currently Professor at Doshisha University, Kyoto.

He is founder and director of the Organization for Intra-Cultural Development (OICD) which administers a specialist application of interdisciplinary research to social transformation, conflict prevention and cohesion building. He works to promote the OICD approach in many places around the world, and has built teams and proposals for the application of Intra-Cultural Development in Iraq, Japan, Ireland, Nigeria, Guyana, Fiji, the UK and Mali. As OICD director, He continues to work on expanding the organization’s membership, partnerships, projects and scope of activities. More recently he has developed specialist interdisciplinary courses on identity and conflict, involving students and participants in practical real-world development scenarios.

In addition to his roles in the OICD and at Doshisha University, he is also Research Fellow at the Europe-Japan Research Centre, an active member of the Senegal-based NGO Imagine Africa, and an external consultant for the London-based NGO International Alert.

He has published on the topics of Civic Engagement, Conflict Transformation& Generational Change and Identity.

Bruce White at the OICD: http://oicd.net/oicd/index.php/bruce-white/

Bruce White at Imagine Africa: http://www.imagineafricainstitute.com/equipe.php

Bruce White selected publications: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=coqDTQQAAAAJ&hl=en
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