Alexander Dukalskis and Laura Taylor plan to defend their dissertations in political science (Alex), psychology (Laura), and peace studies in spring 2013. Dukalskis and Taylor will be the first graduates of the Kroc Institute's Ph.D. Program in Peace Studies, which was established in 2008.
Three students in Notre Dame’s Ph.D. Program in Peace Studies — Alex Dukalskis (political science and peace studies), Laura Taylor (psychology and peace studies), and Ryne Close (history and peace studies) — recently published new research in academic journals.
Five scholars of conflict and peace join the Kroc Institute as visiting research fellows for one or two semesters during the 2012-13 academic year. Learn more about Andrew Bacevich, Kristen Harkness, Jennifer Keister, Sumanto, and Marie-Joëlle Zahar.
Hyunjin Deborah Kwak (sociology and peace studies) and Laura Weis (history and peace studies) have been named Mullen Family Fellows. The fellowships are available thanks to Jack Mullen ’53, chair of the Kroc Institute's Advisory Council, and his family.
Peace studies scholar and political scientist Daniel Philpott makes the case for forgiveness and reconciliation as a way to achieve justice and lasting peace after violent conflict. Just and Unjust Peace: An Ethic of Political Reconciliation, published by Oxford University Press, explores a concept deeply rooted in Christianity, Judaism, and...
Applications are being accepted for the Master’s in International Peace Studies. Apply by December 15. The Kroc Institute's master’s degree prepares students from around the world for a wide range of careers in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.
The Kroc Institute's newest faculty fellows specialize in Modern European cultural and intellectual history, international law, and 20th century Africa.
Second-year master’s students in peace studies are in the final stretches of their six-month internships at field sites in the Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, and the United States.
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense William Perry and Cardinal Roger Mahony, Archbishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, will address nuclear policy on Oct. 25.
Bishnu Sapkota, program advisor for Nepal Transition to Peace, will spend the next few weeks as a visiting scholar at the Kroc Institute.