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Lopez to Receive Honorary Doctoral Degree

George A. Lopez, Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, will receive an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Humane Letters during the St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York, Commencement ceremony on May 12....

Lopez to Receive Honorary Doctoral Degree

Student Peace Conference Keynote Speaker Announced

Alexis Templeton, a 24-year-old activist known for her protest work during the 2014 Ferguson Uprising, has been named as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Notre Dame Student Peace Conference, sponsored by the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

Student Peace Conference Keynote Speaker Announced

Doctoral Student Publishes Article on How Language Impacts Aid Distribution in Mali

Emily Maiden, a doctoral student in political science and peace studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, has co-authored an article appearing in the June edition of World Development that says current aid distribution in northern Mali favors French-speaking villages and doesn't reach those most in need.

Doctoral Student Publishes Article on How Language Impacts Aid Distribution in Mali

Mary Ellen O'Connell to deliver prestigious lecture at Brookings Institution

Mary Ellen O’Connell will deliver the fifth annual Justice Stephen Breyer Lecture on International Law on April 5 at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. O’Connell is the Robert & Marion Short Professor of Law and Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, at the University of...

Mary Ellen O'Connell to deliver prestigious lecture at Brookings Institution

New Book Explores Dimensions of “Quality Peace” After Civil War

The recently published book, Understanding Quality Peace: Peacebuilding after Civil War (Routledge), is the second book in a three-part book series exploring “quality peace” as a robust concept with positive characteristics that move beyond simply the absence of war.…

New Book Explores Dimensions of “Quality Peace” After Civil War

Mai Ni Ni Aung to receive Kroc Institute 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award

Mai Ni Ni Aung, M.A. 2003, has been selected to receive the Kroc Institute’s 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award. She is the founder of the Sone-Tu Cultural Preservation Project and the director of its sister organization, Sone-Tu Backstrap Weavings. Both organizations work to preserve and elevate the culture and traditions of...

Mai Ni Ni Aung to receive Kroc Institute 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award

Peace Studies senior Brittany Ebeling named Michel David-Weill Laureate

An international economics major with a concentration in French and a supplementary major in peace studies, Brittany Ebeling has been named the 2018 Michel David-Weill Laureate, allowing her to pursue a fully funded two-year master’s degree program at the prestigious Paris Institute of Political Studies, or “Sciences Po.” The scholarship...

Peace Studies senior Brittany Ebeling named Michel David-Weill Laureate

2018 Student Peace Conference Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Hascher and Erin Prestage

Notre Dame seniors Elizabeth Hascher and Erin Prestage, both peace studies and political science majors, are serving as co-chairs of the Student Peace Conference planning committee. Here they reflect on their hopes for the conference, the importance of peace studies and what they’ve learned through the planning process.

2018 Student Peace Conference Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Hascher and Erin Prestage

Kroc's Summer Institute for Faculty to celebrate 10 years

In a year when the symbolic “Doomsday Clock,” run by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, inched closer to midnight, signaling that the world is “not only more dangerous now than it was a year ago” but “is as threatening as it has been since World War II,” the Kroc...

Kroc's Summer Institute for Faculty to celebrate 10 years

Kroc Institute to Host Inaugural Peace and Psychology Conference

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies will serve as both the host and co-sponsor for the inaugural Psychology and Peace Conference. Running March 9-11 on the University of Notre Dame campus in South Bend, Indiana, the event will be the first time American Psychological Association (APA) Division 48, The...

Kroc Institute to Host Inaugural Peace and Psychology Conference

Restorative Justice Helps Rehabilitate Tough Chicago Neighborhoods

Fr. Dave Kelly once managed to gather together a police officer whose house had been burglarized and the young man who had broken in. Convening a “peace circle” with the victim, the offender, and other community members, Kelly and fellow participants talked for hours about what led up to the crime, as...

Restorative Justice Helps Rehabilitate Tough Chicago Neighborhoods

Greetings of Peace from the Kroc Institute

The faculty, staff, and students of the University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies wish you peace and good cheer during this holy season and in 2017.

Greetings of Peace from the Kroc Institute