Ruth Abbey, professor of political science at Notre Dame, has been appointed Interim Director of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.
Forty bishops, policy specialists, Catholic scholars, and students gathered April 24-25 to explore ways of making a world without nuclear weapons a reality.
The symposium was co-sponsored by Contending Modernities, the Notre Dame global research project on Catholic, Muslim, and secular interaction, in partnership with Georgetown University's Islamic Bioethics Project and the Qatar National Research Foundation.
The Kroc Institute has established a new international field site on Colombia's Caribbean Coast, partnering with three highly respected organizations where Kroc master’s students will receive training and serve as interns.
Sylvestre Kimbese, project manager for Catholic Relief Services’ Justice and Peace Department in the Democratic Republic of Congo, is spending two months at Notre Dame as a Kroc Institute-CRS Fellow.
The spring semester is turning up honors for John Paul Lederach, professor of international peacebuilding at the Kroc Institute, who will accept two honorary doctorates and the International Studies Association's Distinguished Scholar Award.