Assistant Director of the International Peace Studies Concentration
2110H Jenkins Nanovic Halls
Notre Dame, IN 46556
Phone: (574) 631-0934
Fax: (574) 631-6973
Jennifer Betz is the assistant director of the Kroc Institute's master's in international peace studies program. She engages and accompanies the master’s students as they explore their vocations as peacebuilders. She facilitates peacebuilding practice opportunities for the master’s students within the local community and on campus and oversees student internships in Mindanao, the Philippines and Cartagena, Colombia.
Betz graduated from the Kroc Institute's master's program in 2008. As a student, she interned with Catholic Relief Services in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Betz was selected as a Catholic Relief Services 2010 International Development Fellow and worked with the agency in Honduras, Haiti, Guatemala and the U.S. before returning to Notre Dame. She also has served in Chile and Mexico and worked with migrant communities and in adult education in the United States. She is a 2002 Notre Dame graduate.