Kroc Welcomes Six New Ph.D. Students

Author: Renée LaReau

Six new students in five disciplines recently began the Kroc Institute’s interdisciplinary doctoral program in peace studies. The program is a partnership with the Notre Dame Departments of Anthropology, History, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology and Theology. 

Incoming students for fall 2015 include:

  • Colleen Cross (theology & peace studies)
  • Anna Fett (history & peace studies)
  • Garrett FitzGerald (political science & peace studies)
  • Katherine Grein (psychology & peace studies)
  • Kristina Hook (anthropology & peace studies)
  • Maryam Rokhideh (anthropology & peace studies)

Fett and Rokhideh are Notre Dame Presidential Fellows, Grein is a Kroc Excellence Fellow, and Hook is a Kellogg Ph.D. Fellow. 

Created in 2008, the Kroc Institute's Ph.D. program in peace studies offers six distinct, yet related, degrees. Doctoral students are prepared for a wide range of scholarly, teaching, and professional positions. The first two students in the program graduated in May 2013. Ph.D. student bios »

The application deadline is December 15.

Contact: Ann Mische,, 574-631-7760