Valarie “Vat” Kamatsiko is spending two months at the University of Notre Dame as the 2019 Kroc Institute-CRS Fellow. Kamatsiko is the Africa Peacebuilding Technical Advisor with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and is based in Kampala, Uganda.
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.
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...
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.
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...
The Madrasa Discourses project, an effort to equip Islamic religious leaders with the tools necessary to confidently engage pluralism, modern science and new philosophies, has received a two-year grant extension from the John Templeton Foundation.
University of Notre Dame and Kroc Institute alumna Alexis Doyle, a 2017 Rhodes Scholar, has been invited to study at Stanford University next year as one of 75 Knight-Hennessy Scholars — and as the very first Knight-Hennessy Scholar from Notre Dame.
In December 2018, Laurie Nathan, Mediation Program Director at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, ran a mediation training workshop for the South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC).