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Kroc Institute welcomes 2021-22 visiting researchers

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is pleased to announce that five scholars began their terms as visiting research fellows at the start of the 2021-22 academic year. The Kroc Institute’s Visiting Research Fellows Program…

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Kroc Institute welcomes 2021-22 visiting researchers

Elizabeth Boyle shows how all Roads do lead to Rome

Elizabeth Boyle, a current Notre Dame Master of Global Affairs student, is currently in Rome working for the Community of Sant’Egidio in their Office of International Relations, but this is not her first stay in the Eternal City. …

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Elizabeth Boyle shows how all Roads do lead to Rome

New study confirms relationship between toxic pollution, climate risks to human health

In a first-of-its-kind study that combines assessments of the risks of toxic emissions (e.g., fine particulate matter), nontoxic emissions (e.g., greenhouse gases) and people’s vulnerability to them, University of Notre Dame postdoctoral research associate Drew (Richard) Marcantonio, doctoral student Sean Field (anthropology), Associate Professor of Political Science Debra Javeline and...

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New study confirms relationship between toxic pollution, climate risks to human health

Peace Studies faculty from around the world attend virtual Summer Institute

For the first time since its inception, the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies hosted its innovative Summer Institute for Faculty (SI) virtually. From June 14-16, the event drew over 350 participants from over 140 organizations and 19 countries for conversations about best practices for launching peace studies programs at...

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Peace Studies faculty from around the world attend virtual Summer Institute

Bolten takes on associate editor role with innovative peacebuilding journal

Beginning this summer, Catherine Bolten will begin a new role as Associate Editor for the African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review (ACPR), an “interdisciplinary forum for creative and rigorous studies of conflict and peace in Africa.” Bolten, associate professor of anthropology and peace studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace...

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Bolten takes on associate editor role with innovative peacebuilding journal

New and recent Ph.D. graduates secure diverse placements

Even in the midst of the ongoing pandemic, new and recent graduates of the Ph.D. Program in Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies continue to secure high-profile teaching, research and administrative positions in higher education institutions. …

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New and recent Ph.D. graduates secure diverse placements

Ann Mische receives graduate advising award

During Commencement weekend, Kroc Institute faculty member Ann Mische, associate professor of sociology and peace studies, was one of two University of Notre Dame faculty members to receive the James A. Burns, C.S.C., Graduate School Award.

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Ann Mische receives graduate advising award

Peace Studies Ph.D. Students Secure Prestigious Fellowships and Awards

In another strong showing from University of Notre Dame students in the doctoral program for peace studies, three Ph.D. students received major fellowships and research awards this spring. The Ph.D. Program in Peace Studies is administered by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. “The recognition of our doctoral students...

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Peace Studies Ph.D. Students Secure Prestigious Fellowships and Awards

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2021

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies celebrates the graduation of 31 undergraduate seniors who completed either a supplementary major or minor in peace studies, 2 undergraduate students who completed the supplementary major in global affairs with a concentration in international peace studies, 14 Kroc Scholars who completed the master...

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Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2021

Peace studies senior Elsa Barron awarded 2021 Yarrow Award

University of Notre Dame senior Elsa Barron has been named the recipient of the Kroc Institute’s 2021 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 and justice. …

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Peace studies senior Elsa Barron awarded 2021 Yarrow Award

2021 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference draws hundreds virtually

The 2021 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference, the first to be held virtually, drew over 180 attendees from 46 universities and colleges. Attendees represented higher education institutions in 19 different countries, including Canada, China, Colombia, the Gambia, Germany, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malta, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Peru, Serbia, South Africa,...

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2021 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference draws hundreds virtually

An Interview with the 2021 Peace Conference Planning Committee

The Notre Dame Student Peace Conference, endowed by Joan B. Kroc and sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, is an annual gathering organized by students and for students. Its mission is to provide space for graduate and undergraduate students from all colleges and universities to dialogue about...

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An Interview with the 2021 Peace Conference Planning Committee

Peace Studies Student Elected Notre Dame Student Body Vice President

Notre Dame junior Matthew Bisner has been elected undergraduate student body vice president for the 2021-22 academic year. Bisner and his running mate, Allan Njomo, won with 51.18% of the votes in an election that saw the highest student voter turnout in three years, according to The Observer, Notre Dame’s...

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Peace Studies Student Elected Notre Dame Student Body Vice President

Summer Institute for Teaching Peace goes virtual in 2021

For the first time since its inception, the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies will host its innovative Summer Institute for Faculty (SI) virtually, a move that organizers made in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic also forced the cancellation of what was to be the 12th annual...

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Summer Institute for Teaching Peace goes virtual in 2021

Madrasa Discourses takes its innovative curriculum global with new website launch

Since 2017, the Madrasa Discourses project, part of the Contending Modernities initiative at the University of Notre Dame, has been engaging young Islamic religious leaders from India and Pakistan in conversation about pluralism, modern science, and technological advances. These efforts have grown out of an innovative two-year curriculum that blended...

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Madrasa Discourses takes its innovative curriculum global with new website launch