Video: Race, Violence, Protest, and the Ongoing Struggle for Justice

A June 4 virtual conversation on systemic racism, the current calls for justice for Black Americans, and ways to get engaged drew over 600 attendees. The event was hosted by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, part of the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame.…

Video: Race, Violence, Protest, and the Ongoing Struggle for Justice

Kroc Institute offices operating remotely

In accordance with new University of Notre Dame procedures, meant to safeguard the health and well-being of members of our community, the Kroc Institute is making alternative arrangements to continue our central work of education and research. During this time, the Kroc Institute will remain open virtually to ensure the...

Kroc Institute offices operating remotely

Kroc Institute events cancelled through April 13

The Kroc Institute has made the difficult decision to cancel all public-facing Kroc Institute events scheduled from now through April 13. These events include the Distinguished Alumni Award lecture originally scheduled for March 17 and the Hesburgh Lecture on Ethics and Public Policy featuring Kimberlé Williams Crenshaw originally scheduled for...

Kroc Institute events cancelled through April 13

Kroc Institute to host Building Sustainable Peace conference

More than 450 attendees from 37 different countries will travel to the University of Notre Dame campus to participate in the Building Sustainable Peace conference hosted by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, taking place Thursday through Sunday (Nov. 7-10). The conference, which grows out of the institute’s recently...

Kroc Institute to host Building Sustainable Peace conference

New book explores development of Jewish solidarity with Palestinians

In “Days of Awe: Reimagining Jewishness in Solidarity with Palestinians," Atalia Omer traces the development of American Jewish solidarity with Palestinians and the diverse social movements that have shaped this advocacy. She also explores the implications of this developing solidarity for Jewish tradition and identity now and into the future.

New book explores development of Jewish solidarity with Palestinians

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

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

Kroc Institute Professor Honored On “Fifty Minds That Matter” List

Fr. Emmanuel Katongole, Professor of Theology and Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and Keough School of Global Affairs, was honored by weekly Catholic publication The Tablet as one of “Fifty Minds That Matter.”

Kroc Institute Professor Honored On “Fifty Minds That Matter” List

Doctoral Students Publish New Research in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Ukraine is on the brink of war-related environmental disaster according to new research published by two Kroc Institute doctoral students. Kristina Hook and Richard Marcantonio, both doctoral candidates in anthropology and peace studies, published their research in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists on October 16.

Doctoral Students Publish New Research in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Video: Fighting for Religious Understanding

Professor Ebrahim Moosa and the Madrasa Discourses program were featured in the October 12 University of Notre Dame "What Would You Fight For?" video. 

Video: Fighting for Religious Understanding

Master’s Student Awarded for Human Rights Work in Uganda

Victoria Nyanjura, a student in the Master of Global Affairs, International Peace Studies program, is a first place recipient of the Navarra International Solidarity Award. Organized by the Government of Navarre, Spain, and Laboral Kutxa, a Spanish credit union, the award recognizes  people, NGO’s, and institutions whose work advances the...

Master’s Student Awarded for Human Rights Work in Uganda

Apply Now to Attend the 11th Annual Summer Institute

The 11th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies will be held June 10-14, 2019, at the University of Notre Dame. The event centers on the theme, "Teaching Peace in the 21st Century."    Each year, this intensive program brings together teams of academics...

Apply Now to Attend the 11th Annual Summer Institute

Welcome, Master of Global Affairs Class of 2020!

In August, the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School welcomed its second cohort of Master of Global Affairs students. The class of 2020 includes 34 students from 18 countries: Argentina, China, Costa Rica, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Honduras, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Turkey, Uganda, the United...

Welcome, Master of Global Affairs Class of 2020!

Teaching Peace Institute Draws Over 50 Attendees in Bogotá

Kroc faculty, students and alumni were among the 50 attendees representing the academy, nongovernmental organizations (NGO’s), and the government who gathered to discuss the intersections among peace studies, business ethics and social entrepreneurship in Bogotá, Colombia.

Teaching Peace Institute Draws Over 50 Attendees in Bogotá

Peace Studies Students Receive Prestigious Research Grants and Awards

Three University of Notre Dame peace studies students have been awarded grants by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program to conduct research abroad in 2018-2019, in addition to several peace studies Ph.D. students receiving awards and grants to support dissertation research and completion.…

Peace Studies Students Receive Prestigious Research Grants and Awards

Bolten Named Director of Ph.D. Program in Peace Studies

Catherine Bolten, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Peace Studies, has been appointed director of doctoral studies (DDS) at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, effective July 1, 2018.

Bolten Named Director of Ph.D. Program in Peace Studies

Kroc Institute Advisory Board Appoints Three New Members

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies Advisory Board is expanding. In May 2018, three alumni of the University of Notre Dame and the Kroc Institute joined the board, bringing its total membership to 19. The Advisory Board provides advice and guidance to the director and executive staff and supports...

Kroc Institute Advisory Board Appoints Three New Members

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2018!

The Kroc Institute recently celebrated the graduation of 37 graduating peace studies seniors who majored or minored in peace studies and four graduates of the peace studies doctoral dual degree program. 

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2018!