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

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

Madrasa Discourses Hosts Second Summer Intensive in Nepal

For the second summer in a row, students and faculty from the University of Notre Dame converged with madrasa (Islamic seminary) graduates from India and Pakistan for two weeks of intensive teaching and dialogue in Dhulikhel, Nepal (an hour outside of Kathmandu). Drawn by Notre Dame’s Madrasa Discourses project, the...

Madrasa Discourses Hosts Second Summer Intensive in Nepal

Scholar-practitioner Laurie Nathan Appointed Professor of the Practice of Mediation

Laurie Nathan has been appointed professor of the practice of mediation at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies within the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. Nathan will establish and direct the Kroc Institute’s new mediation program, which will serve as an international center...

Scholar-practitioner Laurie Nathan Appointed Professor of the Practice of Mediation

Peace Studies Senior Brittany Ebeling Wins 2018 Yarrow Award

University of Notre Dame senior Brittany Ebeling has been named the recipient of the Kroc Institute’s 2018 Yarrow Award. The award is given annually to undergraduate students who demonstrate academic excellence and commitment to service in peace studies.

Peace Studies Senior Brittany Ebeling Wins 2018 Yarrow Award

Kroc to Host First Academic Conference on Military Antiwar Movements

Over 90 veterans, scholars and activists from around the world will gather May 22-24 at the University of Notre Dame for “Voices of Conscience: Antiwar Opposition in the Military.” This is the first major academic conference to explore the impact of military antiwar movements, especially during the Vietnam and Iraq...

 Kroc to Host First Academic Conference on Military Antiwar Movements

Peace Studies Ph.D. Graduates Secure Strong Placements

Five recent or soon-to-be graduates from the Peace Studies Ph.D. program at the University of Notre Dame have secured strong academic placements at universities across the country.   The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, part of the Keough School of Global Affairs…

Peace Studies Ph.D. Graduates Secure Strong Placements

New Book Advances Understanding of Conflict’s Role in Contemporary U.S. Society

The recently published book Healthy Conflict in Contemporary American Society offers new insight into the productive and positive roles that conflict can play in the midst of religious intolerance and moral disagreements in contemporary American society. Drawing together original research conducted by Jason A. Springs over the course of 13 years,...

New Book Advances Understanding of Conflict’s Role in Contemporary U.S. Society

Mary Ellen O'Connell to deliver prestigious lecture at Brookings Institution

Mary Ellen O’Connell will deliver the fifth annual Justice Stephen Breyer Lecture on International Law on April 5 at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. O’Connell is the Robert & Marion Short Professor of Law and Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, at the University of...

Mary Ellen O'Connell to deliver prestigious lecture at Brookings Institution

New Book Explores Dimensions of “Quality Peace” After Civil War

The recently published book, Understanding Quality Peace: Peacebuilding after Civil War (Routledge), is the second book in a three-part book series exploring “quality peace” as a robust concept with positive characteristics that move beyond simply the absence of war.…

New Book Explores Dimensions of “Quality Peace” After Civil War

Mai Ni Ni Aung to receive Kroc Institute 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award

Mai Ni Ni Aung, M.A. 2003, has been selected to receive the Kroc Institute’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award. She is the founder of the Sone-Tu Cultural Preservation Project and the director of its sister organization, Sone-Tu Backstrap Weavings. Both organizations work to preserve and elevate the culture and traditions of...

Mai Ni Ni Aung to receive Kroc Institute 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award

2018 Student Peace Conference Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Hascher and Erin Prestage

Notre Dame seniors Elizabeth Hascher and Erin Prestage, both peace studies and political science majors, are serving as co-chairs of the Student Peace Conference planning committee. Here they reflect on their hopes for the conference, the importance of peace studies and what they’ve learned through the planning process.

2018 Student Peace Conference Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Hascher and Erin Prestage

Kroc's Summer Institute for Faculty to celebrate 10 years

In a year when the symbolic “Doomsday Clock,” run by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, inched closer to midnight, signaling that the world is “not only more dangerous now than it was a year ago” but “is as threatening as it has been since World War II,” the Kroc...

Kroc's Summer Institute for Faculty to celebrate 10 years

Kroc Institute to Host Inaugural Peace and Psychology Conference

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies will serve as both the host and co-sponsor for the inaugural Psychology and Peace Conference. Running March 9-11 on the University of Notre Dame campus in South Bend, Indiana, the event will be the first time American Psychological Association (APA) Division 48, The...

Kroc Institute to Host Inaugural Peace and Psychology Conference