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Peace Studies Students Receive Prestigious Research Grants and Awards

Three University of Notre Dame peace studies students have been awarded grants by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program to conduct research abroad in 2018-2019, in addition to several peace studies Ph.D. students receiving awards and grants to support dissertation research and completion.…

Peace Studies Students Receive Prestigious Research Grants and Awards

Scholar-practitioner Laurie Nathan Appointed Professor of the Practice of Mediation

Laurie Nathan has been appointed professor of the practice of mediation at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies within the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. Nathan will establish and direct the Kroc Institute’s new mediation program, which will serve as an international center...

Scholar-practitioner Laurie Nathan Appointed Professor of the Practice of Mediation

Bolten Named Director of Ph.D. Program in Peace Studies

Catherine Bolten, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Peace Studies, has been appointed director of doctoral studies (DDS) at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, effective July 1, 2018.

Bolten Named Director of Ph.D. Program in Peace Studies

Kroc Institute Advisory Board Appoints Three New Members

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies Advisory Board is expanding. In May 2018, three alumni of the University of Notre Dame and the Kroc Institute joined the board, bringing its total membership to 19. The Advisory Board provides advice and guidance to the director and executive staff and supports...

Kroc Institute Advisory Board Appoints Three New Members

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2018!

The Kroc Institute recently celebrated the graduation of 37 graduating peace studies seniors who majored or minored in peace studies and four graduates of the peace studies doctoral dual degree program. 

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2018!

Peace Studies Senior Brittany Ebeling Wins 2018 Yarrow Award

University of Notre Dame senior Brittany Ebeling has been named the recipient of the Kroc Institute’s 2018 Yarrow Award. The award is given annually to undergraduate students who demonstrate academic excellence and commitment to service in peace studies.

Peace Studies Senior Brittany Ebeling Wins 2018 Yarrow Award

Kroc to Host First Academic Conference on Military Antiwar Movements

Over 90 veterans, scholars and activists from around the world will gather May 22-24 at the University of Notre Dame for “Voices of Conscience: Antiwar Opposition in the Military.” This is the first major academic conference to explore the impact of military antiwar movements, especially during the Vietnam and Iraq...

 Kroc to Host First Academic Conference on Military Antiwar Movements

Peace Studies Ph.D. Graduates Secure Strong Placements

Five recent or soon-to-be graduates from the Peace Studies Ph.D. program at the University of Notre Dame have secured strong academic placements at universities across the country.   The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, part of the Keough School of Global Affairs…

Peace Studies Ph.D. Graduates Secure Strong Placements

New Book Advances Understanding of Conflict’s Role in Contemporary U.S. Society

The recently published book Healthy Conflict in Contemporary American Society offers new insight into the productive and positive roles that conflict can play in the midst of religious intolerance and moral disagreements in contemporary American society. Drawing together original research conducted by Jason A. Springs over the course of 13 years,...

New Book Advances Understanding of Conflict’s Role in Contemporary U.S. Society

Women Studying Violence Present New Research and Discuss Challenges

More than a dozen women scholars on the forefront of violence research in political science took part April 9 in a workshop co-sponsored in part by two Keough School for Global Affairs institutes, the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the Kellogg Institute for International Studies.

Women Studying Violence Present New Research and Discuss Challenges

Lopez to Receive Honorary Doctoral Degree

George A. Lopez, Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, will receive an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters during the St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York, Commencement ceremony on May 12....

Lopez to Receive Honorary Doctoral Degree

Student Peace Conference Keynote Speaker Announced

Alexis Templeton, a 24-year-old activist known for her protest work during the 2014 Ferguson Uprising, has been named as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference, sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

Student Peace Conference Keynote Speaker Announced

Doctoral Student Publishes Article on How Language Impacts Aid Distribution in Mali

Emily Maiden, a doctoral student in political science and peace studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, has co-authored an article appearing in the June edition of World Development that says current aid distribution in northern Mali favors French-speaking villages and doesn't reach those most in need.

Doctoral Student Publishes Article on How Language Impacts Aid Distribution in Mali

Mary Ellen O'Connell to deliver prestigious lecture at Brookings Institution

Mary Ellen O’Connell will deliver the fifth annual Justice Stephen Breyer Lecture on International Law on April 5 at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. O’Connell is the Robert & Marion Short Professor of Law and Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, at the University of...

Mary Ellen O'Connell to deliver prestigious lecture at Brookings Institution

New Book Explores Dimensions of “Quality Peace” After Civil War

The recently published book, Understanding Quality Peace: Peacebuilding after Civil War (Routledge), is the second book in a three-part book series exploring “quality peace” as a robust concept with positive characteristics that move beyond simply the absence of war.…

New Book Explores Dimensions of “Quality Peace” After Civil War

Mai Ni Ni Aung to receive Kroc Institute 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award

Mai Ni Ni Aung, M.A. 2003, has been selected to receive the Kroc Institute’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award. She is the founder of the Sone-Tu Cultural Preservation Project and the director of its sister organization, Sone-Tu Backstrap Weavings. Both organizations work to preserve and elevate the culture and traditions of...

Mai Ni Ni Aung to receive Kroc Institute 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award

Peace Studies senior Brittany Ebeling named Michel David-Weill Laureate

An international economics major with a concentration in French and a supplementary major in peace studies, Brittany Ebeling has been named the 2018 Michel David-Weill Laureate, allowing her to pursue a fully funded two-year master’s degree program at the prestigious Paris Institute of Political Studies, or “Sciences Po.” The scholarship...

Peace Studies senior Brittany Ebeling named Michel David-Weill Laureate

2018 Student Peace Conference Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Hascher and Erin Prestage

Notre Dame seniors Elizabeth Hascher and Erin Prestage, both peace studies and political science majors, are serving as co-chairs of the Student Peace Conference planning committee. Here they reflect on their hopes for the conference, the importance of peace studies and what they’ve learned through the planning process.

2018 Student Peace Conference Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Hascher and Erin Prestage

Kroc's Summer Institute for Faculty to celebrate 10 years

In a year when the symbolic “Doomsday Clock,” run by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, inched closer to midnight, signaling that the world is “not only more dangerous now than it was a year ago” but “is as threatening as it has been since World War II,” the Kroc...

Kroc's Summer Institute for Faculty to celebrate 10 years