The Puzzle of Peace: The Evolution of Peace in the International System (Oxford University Press), co-authored by Gary Goertz, Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies; Paul F. Diehl; and Alexandru Balas, was recently named a finalist for the 2017 Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award.
Emmanuel Katongole has recently published two books on the Christian social imagination: Born from Lament: The Theology and Politics of Hope in Africa and The Journey of Reconciliation: Groaning for a New Creation in Africa.
The International Peace Studies concentration in the Master of Global Affairs includes 16 students from 13 countries. The new cohort of students join a global network of more than 500 master’s graduates addressing violent conflict and peace, human rights and human development, environmental sustainability, and related issues.
Thirty-six faculty from 14 educational institutions from the United States and around the world attended the Kroc Institute’s 9th annual Summer Institute for Faculty, "Teaching Peace in the 21st Century," held at Notre Dame from June 19-23, 2017.