Cameron Cassar

Cameron (he/him) serves as the Program Coordinator for the Navigator Certificate Program, where he plays a pivotal role in facilitating educational opportunities for individuals impacted by the criminal legal system. Over the past five years, Cam has dedicated himself to the intersection of peacebuilding, social transformation, and trauma healing, contributing his expertise across various roles within NGOs and higher education institutions.

Originally from Atlanta, Cameron has witnessed firsthand the profound effects of gun violence, police brutality, and the criminal justice system throughout his upbringing. These experiences have fueled his passion to support and empower system impacted individuals.

Cameron holds a Bachelor of Arts in Government and International Politics from George Mason University, complemented by a minor in Conflict Analysis and Resolution. He furthered his academic pursuits with a Master of Science in Conflict Analysis & Resolution from George Mason University, and a Master of Arts in Mediterranean Security and Human Rights from the University of Malta, where his Master’s thesis focused on the impact of state-inflicted trauma on the formation of social movements.