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Kroc welcomes 2019-20 Visiting Research Fellows

The Kroc Institute is pleased to announce that four scholars began their terms as visiting research fellows at the start of the 2019-2020 academic year. Kroc Institute’s Visiting Research Fellows Program brings outstanding scholars focused on peace research to the University of Notre Dame for a semester or a full academic year. Visiting...

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Kroc welcomes 2019-20 Visiting Research Fellows

Welcome to the Master of Global Affairs, International Peace Studies Class of 2021

In August, the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School of Global Affairs welcomed the third cohort of Master of Global Affairs students. The Class of 2021 includes 36 students from 18 countries: Afghanistan, Argentina, Bangladesh, Belarus, Colombia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Mexico, Mongolia, Nigeria, the Philippines, Russia, Uganda,...

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Welcome to the Master of Global Affairs, International Peace Studies Class of 2021

Understanding the Madrasa Discourses Project

The Madrasa Discourses project based at the University of Notre Dame engages with recently graduated madrasa students in India and Pakistan. Through a three-year online educational program—three hours a week over a period of two semesters per year, plus intensive face-to-face winter and summer programs totaling three weeks annually—participants are...

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Understanding the Madrasa Discourses Project

Kroc Institute welcomes four new Ph.D. students

Four new students in four disciplines recently began the Kroc Institute’s interdisciplinary doctoral program in peace studies. The program is a partnership with the University of Notre Dame Departments of Anthropology, History, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, and Theology. “The Ph.D. program in Peace Studies addresses the desire of many students...

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Kroc Institute welcomes four new Ph.D. students

Kroc Institute alumna named to inaugural Domer Dozen

Among the Domer Dozen honorees is Mary Kate Battle, a 2010 Notre Dame graduate with a degree in peace studies, political science, and Spanish. Battle now serves as the Business Development Specialist witih Catholic Relief Services in Freetown, Sierra Leone. 

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Kroc Institute alumna named to inaugural Domer Dozen

New book explores development of Jewish solidarity with Palestinians

In “Days of Awe: Reimagining Jewishness in Solidarity with Palestinians," Atalia Omer traces the development of American Jewish solidarity with Palestinians and the diverse social movements that have shaped this advocacy. She also explores the implications of this developing solidarity for Jewish tradition and identity now and into the future.

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New book explores development of Jewish solidarity with Palestinians

Kroc Institute doctoral program introduces peace studies graduate minor

The doctoral program at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is expanding to include a new graduate minor. Beginning Fall 2019, graduate students pursuing a terminal master’s or doctoral degree at the University of Notre Dame will have the opportunity to complete a minor concentration in peace studies.

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Kroc Institute doctoral program introduces peace studies graduate minor

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2019

The Kroc Institute recently celebrated the graduation of 44 undergraduate seniors who completed either a supplementary major or minor in peace studies, 15 Kroc Scholars who completed the Master of Global Affairs, International Peace Studies concentration at the Keough School of Global Affairs, and five graduates of the Kroc Institute’s...

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Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2019

Soumaoro receives first annual Hesburgh Global Fellowship

Djiba Soumaoro, from Mali, is the first recipient of the Hesburgh Global Fellowship. Named for the late Notre Dame President Emeritus Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., the fellowship provides funding for a graduate of the Master of Global Affairs program to pursue work focused on peace, justice, development, or other...

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Soumaoro receives first annual Hesburgh Global Fellowship

Breastfeeding can erase effects of prenatal violence for newborns

Laura Miller-Graff and her co-author, graduate student Caroline Scheid, found that breastfeeding through the first six weeks of life acts as a protective factor, effectively negating the risk of IPV the mother experienced during pregnancy on early infant difficult temperament.

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Breastfeeding can erase effects of prenatal violence for newborns