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Bolten Named Director of Ph.D. Program in Peace Studies

Catherine Bolten, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Peace Studies, has been appointed director of doctoral studies (DDS) at the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, effective July 1, 2018.

Bolten Named Director of Ph.D. Program in Peace Studies

Kroc Institute Advisory Board Appoints Three New Members

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies Advisory Board is expanding. In May 2018, three alumni of the University of Notre Dame and the Kroc Institute joined the board, bringing its total membership to 19. The Advisory Board provides advice and guidance to the director and executive staff and supports...

Kroc Institute Advisory Board Appoints Three New Members

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2018!

The Kroc Institute recently celebrated the graduation of 37 graduating peace studies seniors who majored or minored in peace studies and four graduates of the peace studies doctoral dual degree program. 

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2018!

Peace Studies Senior Brittany Ebeling Wins 2018 Yarrow Award

University of Notre Dame senior Brittany Ebeling has been named the recipient of the Kroc Institute’s 2018 Yarrow Award. The award is given annually to undergraduate students who demonstrate academic excellence and commitment to service in peace studies.

Peace Studies Senior Brittany Ebeling Wins 2018 Yarrow Award

Kroc to Host First Academic Conference on Military Antiwar Movements

Over 90 veterans, scholars and activists from around the world will gather May 22-24 at the University of Notre Dame for “Voices of Conscience: Antiwar Opposition in the Military.” This is the first major academic conference to explore the impact of military antiwar movements, especially during the Vietnam and Iraq...

 Kroc to Host First Academic Conference on Military Antiwar Movements

Peace Studies Ph.D. Graduates Secure Strong Placements

Five recent or soon-to-be graduates from the Peace Studies Ph.D. program at the University of Notre Dame have secured strong academic placements at universities across the country.   The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, part of the Keough School of Global Affairs…

Peace Studies Ph.D. Graduates Secure Strong Placements

New Book Advances Understanding of Conflict’s Role in Contemporary U.S. Society

The recently published book Healthy Conflict in Contemporary American Society offers new insight into the productive and positive roles that conflict can play in the midst of religious intolerance and moral disagreements in contemporary American society. Drawing together original research conducted by Jason A. Springs over the course of 13 years,...

New Book Advances Understanding of Conflict’s Role in Contemporary U.S. Society

Women Studying Violence Present New Research and Discuss Challenges

More than a dozen women scholars on the forefront of violence research in political science took part April 9 in a workshop co-sponsored in part by two Keough School for Global Affairs institutes, the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies and the Kellogg Institute for International Studies.

Women Studying Violence Present New Research and Discuss Challenges

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