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An Interview with the 2021 Peace Conference Planning Committee

The Notre Dame Student Peace Conference, endowed by Joan B. Kroc and sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, is an annual gathering organized by students and for students. Its mission is to provide space for graduate and undergraduate students from all colleges and universities to dialogue about...

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An Interview with the 2021 Peace Conference Planning Committee

Peace Studies Student Elected Notre Dame Student Body Vice President

Notre Dame junior Matthew Bisner has been elected undergraduate student body vice president for the 2021-22 academic year. Bisner and his running mate, Allan Njomo, won with 51.18% of the votes in an election that saw the highest student voter turnout in three years, according to The Observer, Notre Dame’s...

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Peace Studies Student Elected Notre Dame Student Body Vice President

Summer Institute for Teaching Peace goes virtual in 2021

For the first time since its inception, the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies will host its innovative Summer Institute for Faculty (SI) virtually, a move that organizers made in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic also forced the cancellation of what was to be the 12th annual...

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Summer Institute for Teaching Peace goes virtual in 2021

Madrasa Discourses takes its innovative curriculum global with new website launch

Since 2017, the Madrasa Discourses project, part of the Contending Modernities initiative at the University of Notre Dame, has been engaging young Islamic religious leaders from India and Pakistan in conversation about pluralism, modern science, and technological advances. These efforts have grown out of an innovative two-year curriculum that blended...

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Madrasa Discourses takes its innovative curriculum global with new website launch

Kroc Institute staff member designs solidarity stickers

This summer, as a renewed wave of protests for racial justice spread across the United States following the murder of George Floyd, Pam Blair, academic programs assistant at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, began dreaming about ways to keep the conversation about race going once media attention to...

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Kroc Institute staff member designs solidarity stickers

Mediation Program director presents new research to UN Security Council

On October 9, 2020, Laurie Nathan, professor of the practice of mediation and director of the Mediation Program at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, presented a research report to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). The research focused on the impact of Security Council...

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Mediation Program director presents new research to UN Security Council

Hook to Receive Distinguished Dissertation Award

A former Kellogg doctoral student and PhD fellow who studies genocide and mass violence against civilians will receive the second annual Kellogg Institute Award for Distinguished Dissertation on Democracy and Human Development.

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Hook to Receive Distinguished Dissertation Award

Master of Global Affairs International Peace Studies students partner with international organizations for virtual field experiences

As they have every July for the past three years, second-year Keough School Master of Global Affairs students with a concentration in International Peace Studies (IPS) began internships with partner peacebuilding organizations around the world. But unlike in previous years, most students began these internships working remotely due to the...

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Master of Global Affairs International Peace Studies students partner with international organizations for virtual field experiences

Kroc Institute welcomes 2020-21 Visiting Research Fellows

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is pleased to announce that four scholars began their terms as visiting research fellows at the start of the 2020-2021 academic year. The Kroc Institute’s Visiting Research Fellows Program…

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Kroc Institute welcomes 2020-21 Visiting Research Fellows