ghfp associates and fellows

Fellows & Associates

Prof. David CadmanDavid Cadman
Prof David Cadman is a Research Associate of the GHFP. He holds a number of professorial chairs and fellowships at universities in the UK and America.  He is presently a Visiting Professor at the University of Maryland and a Harmony Professor of Practice at the University of Wales Trinity St. David.  He is a Trustee of The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts and the Editor of the archive of the speeches and articles of The Prince of Wales, volumes 1 and 2 having been published in 2014 by the University of Wales Press and a third volume being prepared for publication in 2018.  His own most recent publications are “Love Matters” and “Finding Elsewhere” which are available from Amazon.  His work can be found at

Kenneth J. GergenKenneth J. Gergen
Professor Kenneth J. Gergen is a Senior Fellow at the GHFP. He a Senior Research Professor in Psychology at Swarthmore College, and the President of the Taos Institute. Upon receiving his PhD from Duke University, Gergen served as an Assistant Professor at Harvard University, after which he took a position as Chair of the Department off Psychology at Swarthmore College. He has also served as a visiting professor at the Sorbonne, Heidelberg University, Kyoto University, Marburg University, Trento University, Ritsumaikon University, and as a Senior Research Scientist at the Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute.

Scherto_GillScherto Gill
Dr Scherto Gill is a Senior Fellow of the GHFP. She leads the development of new research projects, coordinates our research team’s efforts, liaises with partners in carrying out collaborative research, and contributes to our research publications. Scherto is a Visiting Fellow at the University of Sussex where she has taught courses such as Qualitative Research Methodology, Life History and Narrative Research, MA in Human-Centred Education, and MA Global Governance, Education and Peace. Scherto is a board member of several peace-oriented international forums, including the Ara Pacis Initiative, Rising Global Peace Forum, Spirit of Humanity Forum. She is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts (FRSA).

Prof. Ivor GoodsonIvor Goodson
Prof Ivor Goodson is a Visiting Research Fellow at the GHFP. He is also Professor of Learning Theory at he University of Brighton, and Joss Owen Visiting Professor at the University of Plymouth. He is the Founding editor of the Journal of Education Policy. Ivor has spent the last 30 years researching, thinking and writing about some of the key and enduring issues in education and has contributed over 50 books and 600 articles to the field. Ivor was recently given the Michael Huberman award at the American Educational Research Association for his work on teachers’ lives; he has just been given an Honorary Doctorate by the University of Gothenburg and made a Laureate of the Phi-Delta-Kappa Society in the USA.

Kurian ThomasKurian Thomas
Kurian Thomas is a Visiting Fellow of the GHFP. As Vice-President of  the Fetzer Institute, Kurian has overall responsibility for directing and coordinating programmes aimed at supporting spiritual transformation. His former experiences working at Save the Children and Oxfam have prepared him to oversee a portfolio of more than 60 Fetzer’s projects across the globe on a range of topics related to spirituality, conflict resolution, and democracy. Kurian has published on topics related to leadership, democracy, organizational culture, and social change.

Livingstone ArmytageLivingston Armytage
Dr Livingston Armytage is a Research Associate at the GHFP. He is also adjunct professor of law, University of Sydney. With over thirty years’ experience directing programs of justice reform, judicial development and civil litigation, Livingston has been a Senior counsel, project director, team leader and technical specialist on ADB, AusAID, United Nations, World Bank and USAID projects in many countries. His expertise includes policy formulation, strategic planning, project design, program direction and management, need assessment, training, performance monitoring and evaluation. He has published widely and his most recent monograph “Reforming Justice” (Cambridge University Press).

Dr. Josef BoehleJosef Boehle
Dr Josef Boehle is a Research Associate at the GHFP. He is the Director of the Charter for Forgiveness and Reconciliation. He works as a Research Fellow in Globalisation, Religion and Politics at the Department of Theology and Religion, University of Birmingham. Apart from teaching ‘Religion and Peacebuilding’, Josef worked on ‘Religion and Peacebuilding in International Relations’, a research project jointly sponsored by the GHFP. Josef has worked with international interreligious organisations for many years and helped organise major conferences and summits addressing interreligious, intercultural and inter-civilisational issues.