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Mediation Program director presents new research to UN Security Council

On October 9, 2020, Laurie Nathan, professor of the practice of mediation and director of the Mediation Program at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, presented a research report to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). The research focused on the impact of Security Council...

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Mediation Program director presents new research to UN Security Council

Hook to Receive Distinguished Dissertation Award

A former Kellogg doctoral student and PhD fellow who studies genocide and mass violence against civilians will receive the second annual Kellogg Institute Award for Distinguished Dissertation on Democracy and Human Development.

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Hook to Receive Distinguished Dissertation Award

Master of Global Affairs International Peace Studies students partner with international organizations for virtual field experiences

As they have every July for the past three years, second-year Keough School Master of Global Affairs students with a concentration in International Peace Studies (IPS) began internships with partner peacebuilding organizations around the world. But unlike in previous years, most students began these internships working remotely due to the...

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Master of Global Affairs International Peace Studies students partner with international organizations for virtual field experiences

Kroc Institute welcomes 2020-21 Visiting Research Fellows

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is pleased to announce that four scholars began their terms as visiting research fellows at the start of the 2020-2021 academic year. The Kroc Institute’s Visiting Research Fellows Program…

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Kroc Institute welcomes 2020-21 Visiting Research Fellows

Peace studies MGA graduate awarded fellowship for postgraduate employment

The Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame has awarded Rana El-Beheiry the 2020 Hesburgh Global Fellowship.  El-Beheiry graduated in 2020 with a master of global affairs degree with a concentration in international peace studies. The international peace studies concentration is administered by the Kroc Institute for International Peace...

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Peace studies MGA graduate awarded fellowship for postgraduate employment

Undergraduate Student Profile: Caitlin Eckerman

Caitlin Eckerman, Notre Dame Class of 2020, started her college journey majoring in Neuroscience, but she soon began to question her decision. After some self-reflection, she felt that Arts & Letters was more “her style” and switched her major to Psychology. “I came in with a very open mind thinking,...

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Undergraduate Student Profile: Caitlin Eckerman

Doctoral student publishes research on peaceableness, awarded for teaching

In addition to passing her comprehensive exams with distinction this spring, Tarsha, a doctoral student in peace studies and psychology at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, co-authored two book chapters and three journal articles. She also received the Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award from the University’s Kaneb Center...

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Doctoral student publishes research on peaceableness, awarded for teaching

Peace Studies senior Elizabeth Boyle awarded 2020 Yarrow Award

University of Notre Dame senior Elizabeth Boyle has been named the recipient of the Kroc Institute’s 2020 Yarrow Award in Peace Studies. The award is given annually to an undergraduate student or students who demonstrate academic excellence and commitment to service in peace studies. 

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Peace Studies senior Elizabeth Boyle awarded 2020 Yarrow Award

Kroc Institute celebrates first peace studies graduate minor recipients

Among the many achievements being celebrated at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year, the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is honoring the first-ever recipients of the graduate minor in peace studies. This year’s graduates include Pawas Manandhar and Kevin Richardson, both completing the master of global affairs degree...

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Kroc Institute celebrates first peace studies graduate minor recipients

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2020

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies celebrates the graduation of 33 undergraduate seniors who completed either a supplementary major or minor in peace studies, 13 Kroc Scholars who completed the master of global affairs, international peace studies concentration at the Keough School of Global Affairs, and four graduates of...

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Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2020