Kyle Dietrich


Part-time Faculty


Email: Kyle Dietrich

Kyle Dietrich is Director of the Peacebuilding and Transforming Extremism Practice at Equal Access International. Kyle’s work focuses on a broad range of peacebuilding and countering violent extremism (CVE) projects through radio, TV, inclusive community dialogues, research, and locally generated content to mobilize citizens, change attitudes, and humanize public discourse around what divides and unites us.

An experienced manager and technical adviser in complex humanitarian and conflict-affected regions, Kyle has led diverse teams and programs across Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean aimed at strengthening research, advocacy, training, and technical assistance for peacekeepers, governments, security forces, armed groups, and civil society organizations looking to develop the policies, tools, practices, and programs to empower and equip new leaders, improve civil-military relations, and design solutions for transforming conflict at all levels.

A graduate of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and Harvard Divinity School, Kyle has also worked with CIVIC (Center for Civilians in Conflict), Mercy Corps, UN Peacekeeping, Navanti, USAID, the Peace Corps, and the Carter Center. An anthropologist by training, Kyle is proficient in French, Portuguese, Turkmen, and Spanish and specializes in creative program design, conflict analysis, countering violent extremism, civilian protection, civil-military relations, foreign assistance, youth engagement, strategy development, and facilitation.


Post-conflict development, resilience building, humanitarian response