Biography: 

Janet Gerson, TOPLAB facilitator since 1997, studied w/ Augusto Boal, Marie-Claire Picher, and Julian Boal; Education Director, International Institute on Peace Education; Peace and Justice Studies Assn 2014 Award for Public Deliberation on Global Justice: The World Tribunal on Iraq; Co-Director, Peace Education Center, Teachers College, 2001-10; Founder-Director, Dance Stream, community-based organization in NYC that produced professional and children's dance, outdoor arts festivals and community TV, 1981-2000; Lifetime Achievement Award 2018: Human Dignity/Humiliation Studies Network. gerson@i-i-p-e.org