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Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2019

The Kroc Institute recently celebrated the graduation of 44 undergraduate seniors who completed either a supplementary major or minor in peace studies, 15 Kroc Scholars who completed the Master of Global Affairs, International Peace Studies concentration at the Keough School of Global Affairs, and five graduates of the Kroc Institute’s...

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2019

Katongole participates in second Vatican conference on nonviolence

Professor Emmanuel Katongole was energized by his participation in an April 4-5 meeting at the Vatican focused on laying a theological, ethical, and pastoral foundation for a possible encyclical revising the Catholic church’s position on Just War and nonviolence.

Katongole participates in second Vatican conference on nonviolence

Soumaoro receives first annual Hesburgh Global Fellowship

Djiba Soumaoro, from Mali, is the first recipient of the Hesburgh Global Fellowship. Named for the late Notre Dame President Emeritus Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., the fellowship provides funding for a graduate of the Master of Global Affairs program to pursue work focused on peace, justice, development, or other...

Soumaoro receives first annual Hesburgh Global Fellowship

Wallensteen to receive 2019 Burns Award

Peter N. Wallensteen, the Richard G. Starmann Sr. Research Professor of Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, will be honored with the James A. Burns, C.S.C., Award.

Wallensteen to receive 2019 Burns Award

Mediation Program Hosts Preventive Diplomacy Symposium

On March 19, the Mediation Program of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies partnered with the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) to convene a half-day symposium on preventive diplomacy.

Mediation Program Hosts Preventive Diplomacy Symposium

Cortright book named "Choice Outstanding Academic Title"

David Cortright’s book, Governance for Peace: How Inclusive, Participatory and Accountable Institutions Promote Peace and Prosperity (Cambridge University Press), was named to Choice’s prestigious Outstanding Academic Titles list for 2018. Cortright is  Director of Policy Studies and the Peace Accords Matrix at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for...

Cortright book named

Breastfeeding can erase effects of prenatal violence for newborns

Laura Miller-Graff and her co-author, graduate student Caroline Scheid, found that breastfeeding through the first six weeks of life acts as a protective factor, effectively negating the risk of IPV the mother experienced during pregnancy on early infant difficult temperament.

Breastfeeding can erase effects of prenatal violence for newborns

2019 Student Peace Conference Co-Chairs: Monica Montgomery and Madeleine Thompson

Notre Dame seniors Monica Montgomery, a political science major with a supplementary major in peace studies,  and Madeleine Thompson, a theology major with a supplementary major in peace studies and minor in Catholic Social Tradition, are serving as co-chairs of the conference planning committee. Here they reflect on their hopes...

2019 Student Peace Conference Co-Chairs: Monica Montgomery and Madeleine Thompson

P. Carl to Receive Kroc Institute 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

P. Carl, B.A. 1988 and M.A. 1990, has been selected to receive the Kroc Institute’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award. Throughout his career, Carl has explored the power of story and the arts to create policy, to facilitate dialogue, and to transform people and systems. He is a longtime artistic director...

P. Carl to Receive Kroc Institute 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

Kroc Professor Emeritus John Paul Lederach to receive 2019 Niwano Peace Prize

John Paul Lederach has been selected as the recipient of the 36th Niwano Peace Prize. Lederach is professor emeritus of international peacebuilding at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and a senior fellow at Humanity United. The annual award, presented by the Japan-based Niwano Peace...

Kroc Professor Emeritus John Paul Lederach to receive 2019 Niwano Peace Prize

Peace Studies Student Elected Notre Dame Student Body President

Notre Dame junior Elizabeth Boyle has been elected undergraduate student body president for the 2019-20 academic year. Boyle, a political science major with a supplementary major in peace studies, is the sixth peace studies student to be elected student body president or vice president since 2012.

Peace Studies Student Elected Notre Dame Student Body President

Kroc Faculty Contribute to New Report On Global Social Progress

Kroc Institute faculty members Laurie Nathan and Peter Wallensteen have made instrumental contributions to a new three-volume report, Rethinking Society for the 21st Century, published by the International Panel on Social Progress (IPSP).

Kroc Faculty Contribute to New Report On Global Social Progress