Fall 2015: A Glimpse into Peace Studies Classrooms

Author: Renée LaReau

Fall semester classes are underway at Notre Dame. Peace studies students have enrolled in more than than 60 undergraduate and graduate courses covering everything from human rights to environmental justice to the contemporary Middle East.

Here’s just a sampling of peace studies courses offered during the fall 2015 semester:

  • How to Change the WorldProf. David Cortright
  • Human Rights and Human WrongsProf. Ernesto Verdeja
  • Humanitarianism and Photography - Prof. Julia Thomas
  • Children, Youth and ViolenceProf. Catherine Bolten
  • Of Cities and PeopleProfs. Anre Venter and Lucien Steil
  • Scripture, Violence and PeaceProf. Mun’im Sirry 
  • Moral DevelopmentProf. Darcia Narvaez
  • Rich, Poor, and WarProf. Todd Whitmore
  • International LawProf. Mary Ellen O’Connell
  • Peacebuilding and Public PolicyProf. Gerard Powers
  • The Practice of MediationProf. Francisco Diez
  • Environmental JusticeProf. Kristin Shrader-Frechette
  • Genealogies of Islamic Thought Prof. Ebrahim Moosa
  • Reconciliation vs. RevengeProf. Aysegul Zeren 
  • Race, Experience and PoliticsProf. Gabriel Torres 
  • Contemporary Middle EastRev. Patrick Gaffney, C.S.C.
  • Islam and AmericaProf. Perin Gurel
  • Metamorphosis of Journalism, Media and Social Realism in the 21st Century Prof. Olivier Morel
  • International Research DesignProf. Erin McDonnell
  • Global Indigenous PoliticsProf. Christopher Ball 

Contact: Renée LaReau, lareau.3@nd.edu, 574-631-5098