George A. Lopez honored with 2017 PEACE Distinguished Scholar Award

George A. Lopez, the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies for the Kroc Institute, was honored with the PEACE Distinguished Scholar award during a special ceremony at the International Studies Association (ISA) 58th Annual Convention in Baltimore.

George A. Lopez honored with 2017 PEACE Distinguished Scholar Award

Greetings of Peace from the Kroc Institute

The faculty, staff, and students of the University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies wish you peace and good cheer during this holy season and in 2017.

Greetings of Peace from the Kroc Institute

Kroc Welcomes 2016-17 Visiting Research Fellows

The Kroc Institute is pleased to announce that four scholars specializing in conflict and peace have begun their terms as visiting research fellows during the 2016-17 academic year.

Kroc Welcomes 2016-17 Visiting Research Fellows

New Book Moves Beyond Defining Peace as the Absence of War

A new book, “The Puzzle of Peace” by Gary Goertz, Paul F. Diehl, and Alexandru Balas moves beyond defining peace as the absence of war and develops a broader conceptualization and explanation for the increasing peacefulness of the international system.

New Book Moves Beyond Defining Peace as the Absence of War

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2016!

The Kroc Institute recently held two special events to honor 44 graduating peace studies seniors who majored or minored in peace studies and 21 graduates of the master’s in international peace studies program.

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2016!