In his Nobel Peace Prize speech on Dec. 10, Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos mentioned the Kroc Institute, which has served as an academic partner in the Colombian peace process and is now engaged with the commission charged with implementing the peace agreement through the Peace Accords Matrix project.
The University of Notre Dame’s new Donald R. Keough School of Global Affairs announces the opening of applications for its inaugural academic program, the two-year professional Master of Global Affairs.
Professor Hooker is an experienced mediator, facilitator, and peacebuilder who has worked with communities, governments, and international NGOs and civil society organizations.
Ruth Abbey, professor of political science at Notre Dame, has been appointed Interim Director of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.
The spring semester is turning up honors for John Paul Lederach, professor of international peacebuilding at the Kroc Institute, who will accept two honorary doctorates and the International Studies Association's Distinguished Scholar Award.
The new program, a partnership between the Department of Anthropology and the Kroc Institute, will educate and train scholars in both anthropology and interdisciplinary peace research. Apply by Dec. 15.
The Kroc Institute's interdisciplinary core faculty is growing with the addition of a sociologist, a psychologist, and a political scientist.
The student leaders of Notre Dame Women in International Security invite women at Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s College who are interested in global and human security to join them for learning, professional development, and networking in the 2013-14 year.
The largest group admitted at one time since the program began in 2008 includes students in peace studies and sociology, political science, psychology, theology, and anthropology.
Jessica Tuchman Mathews, president of the of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, will deliver the 19th Annual Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. Lecture in Ethics and Public Policy at the Kroc Institute on April 16.
Drone warfare has become a centerpiece of the U.S. foreign policy agenda, yet there has been little systematic effort to look at the implications of this “remote-control” combat or to determine if and when it is ethically and legally justified.
I Did It to Save My Life, by Catherine Bolten, tells stories of survival during Sierra Leone's civil war. The book illuminates the way in which residents of Makeni cared for each other in a context of love, compassion, and material exchange.
Five new scholar-teachers and researchers bring additional academic strength to the Kroc Institute this year: Gary Goertz (political science and peace studies), Patrick Regan (political science and peace studies), Emmanuel Katongole (theology and peace studies), Jason Quinn (Peace Accords Matrix), and Paola Bernardini (Contending Modernities).
The 6 grant recipients are Kroc faculty fellows who work in the areas of sociology, political science, psychology and English/American Studies.