Isabella Cajiao Garcés remembers feeling a daily terror that her father would be kidnapped by Colombian guerrillas who targeted doctors for ransom money. In the rural areas outside her home city of Pereira, the practice was so common that he carried a fake credential identifying him as a high school...
David Cortright of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies kept one of his most important meetings in Bogotá this morning in a week crowded with important appointments and developments. Today's meeting was with Msgr. Hector Fabio Henao, director of the Pastoral Social of the Colombian conference of Catholic...
Asher Kaufman, professor of history and peace studies, has been appointed the John M. Regan, Jr. Director of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, effective July 1, 2017.
Atalia Omer, associate professor of religion, conflict and peace studies, and David Campbell, Packey J. Dee Professor of American Democracy, will each receive $200,000 toward the funding of significant research and writing.
A new book by Emmanuel Katongole investigates the theological notion of lament as a way to account for the resilience, agency, and innovation of Christian social activists for non-violent change in East Africa.
Junior Rebecca Blais, a political science major and peace studies minor from New Smyrna Beach, Florida, has been named a 2017 Truman Scholar.
The University of Notre Dame is sending nine students abroad to address pressing global development challenges through research as part of a grant with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), managed by the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD).
Emmanuel Katongole, Associate Professor of Theology and Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute, has been named a Henry Luce III Fellow in Theology for 2017-2018.
Orson Sargado, the Head of Office of CRS-Philippines, is spending two months at Notre Dame as a Kroc Institute-CRS Fellow.
George A. Lopez, the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies for the Kroc Institute, was honored with the PEACE Distinguished Scholar award during a special ceremony at the International Studies Association (ISA) 58th Annual Convention in Baltimore.
Meet the co-chairs of the Notre Dame Student Peace Conference, an annual event organized by students for students, where they can share their research and network with peers who share their personal passion and academic interest in peace.