Citizen Diplomacy to Youth Activism: The Story of the Global Thinking Project

  • Jack Hassard
Part of the Environmental Discourses in Science Education book series (EDSE, volume 1)


Thirty years ago, a Russian train left Helsinki for Moscow carrying psychologists and educators from North America who were participants in the first citizen diplomacy project sponsored by the Association for Humanistic Psychology (AHP). That train trip was the start of a 20-year Track-II1 Diplomacy Project, and evolved into a global teacher and student environmental activist project that brought together hundreds of teachers and students not only from the United States and the former Soviet Union, but colleagues and students in many other countries including Australia, the Czech Republic, and Spain.


Exchange Project Small Group Discussion Humanistic Psychology Student Exchange Youth Activism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Middle and Secondary EducationGeorgia State UniversityMariettaUSA

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