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Marty Kennedy (Class of 2022)

Majors: Sociology and Peace Studies Minor: Data Science Hometown: South Bend, Indiana  Why did you choose peace studies? I mean, what a fascinating subject. It’s a methodology for understanding the world. I study peace because it offers an ideology and a mindset that is vital for today and tomorrow. I have a specific...

Marty Kennedy (Class of 2022)

Amaryst Parks (Ph.D. in Peace Studies and Sociology)

Program: Ph.D. in Peace Studies and Sociology Hometown: Florence, Alabama Research Interests: Anti-blackness, education, systemic oppression What drew you to study peace at the Kroc Institute? One of my undergraduate mentors completed advanced studies at the University of Notre Dame, and they recommended that I look into the Kroc program. After graduation, I...

Amaryst Parks (Ph.D. in Peace Studies and Sociology)

Meilin Scanish (Class of 2021)

Majors: History and Peace Studies Minor: French Hometown: Lexington, Kentucky Why did you choose peace studies? I chose peace studies to gain a more global perspective. For my history major, I specialize in the American context, but my studies of the past are complemented by peace studies’ interdisciplinary view of contemporary international relations....

Meilin Scanish (Class of 2021)