The Kroc Institute recently held two special events to honor 40 graduating peace studies seniors who majored or minored in peace studies and 25 graduates of the master’s in international peace studies program.
The undergraduate class of 2015 includes the following students with a peace studies supplementary major or minor:
Anton Auerbach (finance); Douglas Barnard (theology); Adelle Barte, (accounting); Marielle Blumenthaler (science-business); Caroline Brown (political science, Saint Mary's); Deandra Cadet (political science); Julio Carrera (finance); James DeFrieze (pre-professional studies); Matthew Devine (economics); Eric Doan (finance); Ethan Englert (science-business); Kaela Feliz (finance); Joseph Finley (finance); Abigail Flory (civil engineering); Megan Fuerst (pre-professional studies); Brenna Gautam (history); John Groden (history); Deirdre Harrington (international economics); Julia Hart (environmental science); Matthew Hing (Spanish & pre-professional studies); Joel Hotovy (marketing); Liam Kane (pre-professional studies); Kevin Kim (economics); Yun Jung Kim (psychology); Geri Lanham (political science); Miranda Madrid (environmental science); Lauren Morisseau (anthropology); Emily Morris, (sociology); Logan Nevonen (political science, Saint Mary's); Akosua Oben-Nyarko (IT management); Simone Oberschmied (political science); Rebecca O'Neil (political science, Saint Mary's); Cristin Pacifico (finance); Kathleen Schiavenza (political science); Elizabeth Spesia (program of liberal studies); Sara Spittler (theology & Italian); Alexandra Stembaugh, (economics & English); Alexander Sun (pre-professional studies); Margaret Waickman (English); Laura Zillmer (political science).
The master’s class of 2015 in international peace studies includes students from 18 countries:
Jonah Mbazor Aboni (Ghana); Sarah Bosha (Zimbabwe); Luis Felipe Botero (Colombia); Karen Campion (USA); Claudia Navas Caputo (Colombia); Prashan De Visser (Sri Lanka); John Di Tillo (USA); Carolyn Edlebeck (USA); Lailatul Fitriyah (Indonesia); Hudda Ibrahim (Somalia); Jelena Jankovic (Serbia); Yemsrach Kidane (Ethiopia); Ying Liang (China); Amber McChesney-Young (USA); Michael Joseph McDonald (USA); Adil Nehmeh (Lebanon); Kuldeep Niraula (Nepal); Zakia Nouri (Afghanistan); Gatwech Ruot Nyoat (South Sudan); Boniface Ojok (Uganda); Fr. Julius Okojie (Nigeria); Francis Opio (Uganda); Natalia Tejada V. (Colombia); Carmel A. Whelton (Canada); Aseel Yousef Zahran (Jordan).
Congratulations to all the graduates!