Jacqueline Font-Guzmán

Jacqueline Font-Guzmán

Jacqueline N. Font-Guzmán (Jackie) serves as the inaugural executive director of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), president's office. She is also a tenured professor at the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding.

Jackie has actively participated in the fields of conflict, peacebuilding studies, and DEI through national and international conferences/workshops. She has conducted a wide variety of trainings and seminars throughout the United States, the Caribbean, Europe, and Latin America. As part of her international practice and experience, she has provided mediation, facilitation, and consulting services to organizations including the World Health Organization, U.S. Postal Service, Judicial Academy of the Puerto Rico Supreme Court, Spain Supreme Court Judicial Council for Continuous Education for Judges, Venezuela Supreme Court, Johnson & Johnson, Raytheon Company, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the Nebraska Bar Association.

Jackie is a Fulbright scholar and her research interests include the following:

  • Qualitative research with a focus on the fields of healthcare disparities, interprofessional collaborations, law, citizenship, and conflict engagement. Specifically, how people construct meaning at critical points in their lives to explore the manners in which meaning-making leads them to productively engage with conflict
  • How marginalized individuals create alternate stories and counter-narratives to transform (or dismantle) institutional/structural injustices
  • Caribbean Studies, Colonialism, Healthcare Disparities, and Identity

Contact Jacqueline Font-Guzmán

Articles and Video:

Mediate.com Great Reads Book Club - Bernard Mayer & Jacqueline Font-Guzman, interviewed by Michelle LeBaron (03/31/22)
Recording of the tenth episode of Mediate.com's Great Reads Book Club: Bernard S. Mayer and Jacqueline Font-Guzman talking about their book "The Neutrality Trap: Disrupting and Connecting for Social Change," hosted by Michelle LeBaron.

Letter to our Colleagues about the Russian Invasion of Ukraine (03/18/22)
Like many mediators and other conflict professionals we share the desire to weigh in on the invasion of Ukraine and its devastating consequences for the Ukrainian people.

Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution Interview Series: Jacqueline N. Font-Guzmán (11/23/21)
From the Mediate.com interview series -- a conversation with Jacqueline N. Font-Guzmán about her chapter in the book "Evolution of a Field: Personal Histories in Conflict Resolution."