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Lisa Schirch joins Kroc Institute as Starmann Chair in Peace Studies

Lisa Schirch, a prominent peace studies scholar and practitioner, has joined the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies as the Richard G. Starmann, Sr. Professor of the Practice in Peace Studies, a role effective July 1, 2022. Schirch is currently on campus as the Richard G....

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Lisa Schirch joins Kroc Institute as Starmann Chair in Peace Studies

2022 Student Peace Conference theme announced, call for submissions goes live

The 2022 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference planning committee has announced this year’s conference theme, “(Re)Imagining Justice.” The Notre Dame Student Peace Conference, sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, is an annual event organized by students for students. The conference is free and open to students from...

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2022 Student Peace Conference theme announced, call for submissions goes live

Master’s student research honored

Current Master of Global Affairs, International Peace Studies student Eunhye (Grace) Lee was part of a team honored with the 2021 Canada Project of the Year Award. This is one of the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2) North American Core Values Awards and was announced on September 14, 2021. …...

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Master’s student research honored

“Pedagogies for Peace” podcast enters second season

Following the success of its first season, the Pedagogies for Peace podcast returned on November 1st for a second season. The podcast, part of the Intersectionality and Justice initiative at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, explores teaching through intersectional and decolonial lenses. …

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“Pedagogies for Peace” podcast enters second season

US State Department grants new funding to Peace Accords Matrix

The Peace Accords Matrix (PAM), an innovative research and practice initiative at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, has received a new grant from the United States Department of State’s Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO). The grant continues CSO support for the PAM...

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US State Department grants new funding to Peace Accords Matrix

Maira Hayat joins Kroc Institute core faculty

Maira Hayat has joined the core faculty of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies as assistant professor of environment and peace studies. She is one of six new faculty members appointed by the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs…

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Maira Hayat joins Kroc Institute core faculty

MGA alumnus helps build peace in Libya through UN role

Mohammad Omar Metwally (MGA ’19) loves to walk through historic Old Cairo at night. The crowded city of 20 million people slows down, allowing him to enjoy a view of the Nile River and think about his peacebuilding mission in the quiet streets of the place he has always called...

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MGA alumnus helps build peace in Libya through UN role

Nystrom to receive 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award

Brittney Nystrom, a 1998 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, has been selected to receive the Kroc Institute’s 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award. Nystrom currently serves as the Executive Director for the ACLU of Utah, and has spent her career focused on increasing fairness within national and legal systems. …

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Nystrom to receive 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award

Kroc Institute welcomes 2021-22 visiting researchers

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is pleased to announce that five scholars began their terms as visiting research fellows at the start of the 2021-22 academic year. The Kroc Institute’s Visiting Research Fellows Program…

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Kroc Institute welcomes 2021-22 visiting researchers

Elizabeth Boyle shows how all Roads do lead to Rome

Elizabeth Boyle, a current Notre Dame Master of Global Affairs student, is currently in Rome working for the Community of Sant’Egidio in their Office of International Relations, but this is not her first stay in the Eternal City. …

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Elizabeth Boyle shows how all Roads do lead to Rome

New study confirms relationship between toxic pollution, climate risks to human health

In a first-of-its-kind study that combines assessments of the risks of toxic emissions (e.g., fine particulate matter), nontoxic emissions (e.g., greenhouse gases) and people’s vulnerability to them, University of Notre Dame postdoctoral research associate Drew (Richard) Marcantonio, doctoral student Sean Field (anthropology), Associate Professor of Political Science Debra Javeline and...

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New study confirms relationship between toxic pollution, climate risks to human health