URI Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies Congratulates Kate Sylvester

The URI Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies congratulates Ekaterina (Kate) Sylvester on winning the Art Stein Scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Kate is a graduate student working on her M.A. in International Relations, with a concentration in Diplomacy. She has a master’s degree in Intercultural Communication and Public Relations. Kate is passionate about promoting mutual understanding, conflict reconciliation, inclusive communities, and peacebuilding. 

This year, Kate received her Level I certification as a Kingian Nonviolence Trainer. She has assisted the Center for Nonviolence & Peace Studies as a Research Fellow since 2021. Kate is a member of the A&S Equity & Anti-Racism Committee. Her research interests include Human Rights monitoring around the world.