A. Marco Turk, professor and director of the Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding
program was honored this spring with Golden West College’s first Peace Award in recognition of
his work in helping to establish the Peace Studies program at the Huntington Beach community college.
The certified community and trial court mediator contributed to curriculum design for the program,
made recommendations for building its faculty, and has been a featured speaker at the program’s
annual conference for the last three years.