Born in Argentina, Dr. Alicia Cabezudo is a professor and activist who specializes in Education for a culture of peace, Democracy, Citizenship and Human Rights. From Rosario, Argentina, she directed Educating Cities of Latin America as part of the International Network of Educating Cities based in Barcelona. Her focus is on facilitating peace in the educating cities.
Currently, Alicia teaches courses in Education for Peace at the United Nations University for Peace in Costa Rica; at the Institute of Peace Studies, Bibliotheca Alexandria in Egypt; at the National University Jeju in Jeju City, South Korea; at the European Peace University in Schlainigen, Austria; the University Jaume I in Castellón, Spain, and the University of Barcelona.
Cabezudo’s bachelor degree is in History from Universidad Nacional de Rosario in Argentina. She has two masters degree: one in Hispanic Studies from the Faculty of Humanities and Arts in the University of Barcelona. The other one in Education and Human Rights, from the Ecole de Hauts Etudes International, University of Geneva in Switzerland. In 1992, she became a Ph.D. in Education with specialization in Social Sciences and History, also at the University of Geneva.
She is a member of Team Think Tank of the Council of Europe for Global Education programs; Research Coordinator at the Center for Research in Conflict at the Open University of Catalonia; Vice President of the International Peace Bureau, whose headquarters are in Geneva, Switzerland; Coordinator at Education for a Culture of Peace, Democracy and Human Rights Peace Culture Foundation in Madrid, Spain; Consultant of the Global Education Department, headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal; and consultant for the Southern Cone in the Association of Educators for International Peace, headquartered in Paris, France.