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.
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.
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.
Thirty-six faculty from 14 educational institutions from the United States and around the world attended the Kroc Institute’s 9th annual Summer Institute for Faculty, "Teaching Peace in the 21st Century," held at Notre Dame from June 19-23, 2017.
Atalia Omer, associate professor of religion, conflict and peace studies, and David Campbell, Packey J. Dee Professor of American Democracy, will each receive $200,000 toward the funding of significant research and writing.
A new book by Emmanuel Katongole investigates the theological notion of lament as a way to account for the resilience, agency, and innovation of Christian social activists for non-violent change in East Africa.
The University of Notre Dame is sending nine students abroad to address pressing global development challenges through research as part of a grant with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), managed by the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD).
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.
Meet the co-chairs of the Notre Dame Student Peace Conference, an annual event organized by students for students, where they can share their research and network with peers who share their personal passion and academic interest in peace.