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“Pedagogies for Peace” podcast enters second season

Following the success of its first season, the Pedagogies for Peace podcast returned on November 1st for a second season. The podcast, part of the Intersectionality and Justice initiative at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, explores teaching through intersectional and decolonial lenses. …

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“Pedagogies for Peace” podcast enters second season

US State Department grants new funding to Peace Accords Matrix

The Peace Accords Matrix (PAM), an innovative research and practice initiative at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, has received a new grant from the United States Department of State’s Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations (CSO). The grant continues CSO support for the PAM...

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US State Department grants new funding to Peace Accords Matrix

Maira Hayat joins Kroc Institute core faculty

Maira Hayat has joined the core faculty of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies as assistant professor of environment and peace studies. She is one of six new faculty members appointed by the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs…

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Maira Hayat joins Kroc Institute core faculty

MGA alumnus helps build peace in Libya through UN role

Mohammad Omar Metwally (MGA ’19) loves to walk through historic Old Cairo at night. The crowded city of 20 million people slows down, allowing him to enjoy a view of the Nile River and think about his peacebuilding mission in the quiet streets of the place he has always called...

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MGA alumnus helps build peace in Libya through UN role

Nystrom to receive 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award

Brittney Nystrom, a 1998 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, has been selected to receive the Kroc Institute’s 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award. Nystrom currently serves as the Executive Director for the ACLU of Utah, and has spent her career focused on increasing fairness within national and legal systems. …

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Nystrom to receive 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award

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