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Colombian peace agreement progressing steadily, says Kroc Institute report

Nearly one year after the Colombian government and the rebel group FARC signed a historic peace accord, the fulfillment of nearly half its commitments is underway, according to a report issued Nov. 16 (Wednesday) by the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

Colombian peace agreement progressing steadily, says Kroc Institute report

Faculty and students to participate in Vatican meeting on nuclear disarmament

Five University of Notre Dame faculty members and 12 current students and recent graduates will participate in a Vatican conference titled “Perspectives for a world free from nuclear weapons and for integral disarmament,” which is convened by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development in Rome Nov. 10-11.

Faculty and students to participate in Vatican meeting on nuclear disarmament

Ph.D. Students Named Pepe Fellows in Peace Studies

Doctoral students Heather M. DuBois (theology & peace studies), Chris Haw (theology & peace studies), and Michael Yankoski (theology & peace studies) have been named Steven D. Pepe Ph.D. Fellows in Peace Studies for the 2017–2018 academic year.

Ph.D. Students Named Pepe Fellows in Peace Studies

Hire a Ph.D. in Peace Studies

The Kroc Institute is pleased to announce its doctoral candidates seeking academic appointments.

Hire a Ph.D. in Peace Studies

Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award Book Finalist co-authored by Gary Goertz

The Puzzle of Peace: The Evolution of Peace in the International System (Oxford University Press), co-authored by Gary Goertz, Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies; Paul F. Diehl; and Alexandru Balas, was recently named a finalist for the 2017 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award.

Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award Book Finalist co-authored by Gary Goertz

New Books Published on Christian Social Imagination

Emmanuel Katongole has recently published two books on the Christian social imagination: Born from Lament: The Theology and Politics of Hope in Africa and The Journey of Reconciliation: Groaning for a New Creation in Africa.

New Books Published on Christian Social Imagination

Welcome, Master of Global Affairs Class of 2019!

The International Peace Studies concentration in the Master of Global Affairs includes 16 students from 13 countries. The new cohort of students join a global network of more than 500 master’s graduates addressing violent conflict and peace, human rights and human development, environmental sustainability, and related issues.

Welcome, Master of Global Affairs Class of 2019!

Kroc Welcomes Five New Ph.D. Students

Five new students in four disciplines recently began the Kroc Institute’s interdisciplinary doctoral program in peace studies.

Kroc Welcomes Five New Ph.D. Students

Verifying Peace: Kroc Institute will monitor peace implementation in Colombia

Isabella Cajiao Garcés remembers feeling a daily terror that her father would be kidnapped by Colombian guerrillas who targeted doctors for ransom money.

In the rural areas outside her home city of Pereira, the practice was so common that he carried a fake credential identifying him as a high...

Verifying Peace: Kroc Institute will monitor peace implementation in Colombia