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Scott Sherman, PhD, Founder, Transformative Action Institute

Scott Sherman is a writer and researcher on the most effective methods of social change. He has worked on nonviolence and social justice projects from the war-torn island of Sri Lanka to the inner cities of America. He is an expert on the most effective ways that citizens succeed in creating social progress and innovation. Sherman’s work on nonviolent social change projects has been praised by such Nobel Peace Prize Laureates as the Dalai Lama and the late Mother Teresa and eventually leading him to found the Transformative Action Institute. He is also a nationally recognized speaker on environmental regeneration. He has won the outstanding teaching award from the University of California at Berkeley. In 2004, he was nominated for the National Society of Collegiate Scholars’ Faculty of the Year award for the entire U.S. Sherman earned his undergraduate and law degrees from U.C. Berkeley, as well as his Ph.D. in environmental studies from the University of Michigan. Scott has also worked with the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Environmental Law Foundation. He is currently an adjunct faculty member in UCLA’s School of Public Affairs.

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