Daniel Wehrenfennig

Olive Tree Initiative; University of California, Irvine


Daniel Wehrenfennig is the executive director of the Olive Tree Initiative, an award-winning international experiential learning program that brings students and community members on annual educational fact-finding trips to conflict zones around the world (Middle East, Caucasus).

Featured Work

Students exploring the old city of Hebron with the Hebron Rehabilitation Committee, which works to preserve Hebron’s cultural heritage.

MAY 6, 2015 Article

Teaching About Intractable Conflicts: The Olive Tree Initiative

How can students learn to think more critically about conflicted regions and to engage people with different views in constructive dialogue? The Olive Tree Initiative ...