The Kroc Institute
At the University of Notre Dame, a leading center for interdisciplinary research and teaching on strategies for sustainable peace and the causes of violent conflict. What is peace studies?
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Research and practice take faculty around the world. In addition, most Kroc master's students spend five months of the two-year program conducting an internship at a field site in Israel/Palestine, the Philippines, Uganda, South Africa, Cambodia, or Washington, D.C.
Faculty members examine war, genocide, terrorism, ethnic and religious conflict, and violations of human rights. They also explore nonviolent solutions to pressing world problems, with a special focus on strategic peacebuilding.
Faculty and fellows
- 25 faculty at the Kroc Institute
- 50+ faculty fellows (faculty in other academic units throughout Notre Dame whose research and teaching relate to peace studies).
- 5 visiting fellows (scholars from other institutions who join Kroc for up to a year to work on a research project related to peace).
500+ from the master's program
500+ from the undergraduate program