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New book explores generational preconceptions in post-war Sierra Leone

In Catherine Bolten’s recently published book, "Serious Youth in Sierra Leone," she presents findings on generational preconceptions and their impact on young men in Makeni, Sierra Leone. Her research has implications for everything from development to post-conflict reconstruction to how millennials are perceived and engaged around the world.

New book explores generational preconceptions in post-war Sierra Leone

Kroc Institute to host Building Sustainable Peace conference

More than 450 attendees from 37 different countries will travel to the University of Notre Dame campus to participate in the Building Sustainable Peace conference hosted by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, taking place Thursday through Sunday (Nov. 7-10). The conference, which grows out of the institute’s recently...

Kroc Institute to host Building Sustainable Peace conference

Kroc Institute welcomes two new faculty members

The new faculty — Ashley Bohrer, Joshua Eisenman, Alejandro Estefan, Patrizio Piraino and Rachel Sweet — bring extensive international teaching and field research experience to the Keough School, which opened its doors in 2017.

Kroc Institute welcomes two new faculty members

Announcing the 12th Annual Summer Institute

The 12th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies will be held June 8-12, 2020, at the University of Notre Dame. The event centers on the theme, “Teaching Peace in the 21st Century.”

Announcing the 12th Annual Summer Institute

Kroc welcomes 2019-20 Visiting Research Fellows

The Kroc Institute is pleased to announce that four scholars began their terms as visiting research fellows at the start of the 2019-2020 academic year. Kroc Institute’s Visiting Research Fellows Program brings outstanding scholars focused on peace research to the University of Notre Dame for a semester or a full academic year. Visiting...

Kroc welcomes 2019-20 Visiting Research Fellows

Welcome to the Master of Global Affairs, International Peace Studies Class of 2021

In August, the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs welcomed the third cohort of Master of Global Affairs students. The Class of 2021 includes 36 students from 18 countries: Afghanistan, Argentina, Bangladesh, Belarus, Colombia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Mexico, Mongolia, Nigeria, the Philippines, Russia, Uganda,...

Welcome to the Master of Global Affairs, International Peace Studies Class of 2021

Peace studies psychologist receives $2.5 million National Institutes of Health grant

Laura Miller-Graff, an assistant professor of psychology and peace studies, along with co-principal investigator Kathryn Howell of the University of Memphis and a team of Notre Dame faculty members, will evaluate the intervention program through a randomized, controlled trial involving more than 200 women and their infants.  

Peace studies psychologist receives $2.5 million National Institutes of Health grant

Kroc Institute welcomes four new Ph.D students

Four new students in four disciplines recently began the Kroc Institute’s interdisciplinary doctoral program in peace studies. The program is a partnership with the University of Notre Dame Departments of Anthropology, History, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, and Theology. “The Ph.D. program in Peace Studies addresses the desire of many students...

Kroc Institute welcomes four new Ph.D students

Kroc Institute alumna named to inaugural Domer Dozen

Among the Domer Dozen honorees is Mary Kate Battle, a 2010 Notre Dame graduate with a degree in peace studies, political science, and Spanish. Battle now serves as the Business Development Specialist witih Catholic Relief Services in Freetown, Sierra Leone. 

Kroc Institute alumna named to inaugural Domer Dozen

New book explores development of Jewish solidarity with Palestinians

In “Days of Awe: Reimagining Jewishness in Solidarity with Palestinians," Atalia Omer traces the development of American Jewish solidarity with Palestinians and the diverse social movements that have shaped this advocacy. She also explores the implications of this developing solidarity for Jewish tradition and identity now and into the future.

New book explores development of Jewish solidarity with Palestinians

Kroc Institute doctoral program introduces peace studies graduate minor

The doctoral program at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is expanding to include a new graduate minor. Beginning Fall 2019, graduate students pursuing a terminal master’s or doctoral degree at the University of Notre Dame will have the opportunity to complete a minor concentration in peace studies.

Kroc Institute doctoral program introduces peace studies graduate minor

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2019

The Kroc Institute recently celebrated the graduation of 44 undergraduate seniors who completed either a supplementary major or minor in peace studies, 15 Kroc Scholars who completed the Master of Global Affairs, International Peace Studies concentration at the Keough School of Global Affairs, and five graduates of the Kroc Institute’s...

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2019