New Book Moves Beyond Defining Peace as the Absence of War

A new book, “The Puzzle of Peace” by Gary Goertz, Paul F. Diehl, and Alexandru Balas moves beyond defining peace as the absence of war and develops a broader conceptualization and explanation for the increasing peacefulness of the international system.

New Book Moves Beyond Defining Peace as the Absence of War

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2016!

The Kroc Institute recently held two special events to honor 44 graduating peace studies seniors who majored or minored in peace studies and 21 graduates of the master’s in international peace studies program.

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2016!

Peter Wallensteen on the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

The 2015 Prize, awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet, is a "surprising choice," Wallensteen says, that highlights the work of civil society in the midst of a national crisis.

Peter Wallensteen on the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

Call for Applications 2012: Ph.D. in Peace Studies

The Kroc Institute invites applications to its five doctoral programs in peace studies (and history, political science, psychology, sociology, and theology). Application deadline is December 15.

Call for Applications 2012: Ph.D. in Peace Studies

New Faculty Join the Kroc Institute

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).

New Faculty Join the Kroc Institute

Happy Birthday, Fr. Ted!

Today is the 95th birthday of Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., president emeritus of Notre Dame.

Happy Birthday, Fr. Ted!

Catholic Peacebuilders Gather in Rome

Diplomats, practitioners, religious leaders, and academics gathered in Rome on June 30 to consider the future of Catholic peacebuilding.

Catholic Peacebuilders Gather in Rome

New Fellows Focus on Peacebuilding

Two Catholic Relief Services Fellows are conducting research at the Kroc Institute while sharing their professional experiences from Latin America and Rwanda.

New Fellows Focus on Peacebuilding

Research on Catholics & Muslims Selected for Funding

Kroc's multi-year project examining interaction among Catholic, Muslim, and secular forces in the modern world is one of 10 projects to receive support from Notre Dame's Strategic Research Investment initiative.

Research on Catholics & Muslims Selected for Funding

Two New Visiting Fellows Join Kroc

Two new scholars of conflict and peace have joined the Kroc Institute as visiting research fellows for the remainder of the 2009-10 academic year.

Two New Visiting Fellows Join Kroc

Lopez Testifies on Sanctions against Iran

In testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on National Security and Foreign Affairs, George A. Lopez argued against passage of a resolution which would impose severe economic sanctions on Iran.

Lopez Testifies on Sanctions against Iran

Kroc Launches Peace Policy

The new online journal aims to contribute to the international conversation on conflict and peace.

Kroc Launches Peace Policy