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Apply Now to Attend the 11th Annual Summer Institute

The 11th Annual Summer Institute for Faculty at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies will be held June 10-14, 2019, at the University of Notre Dame. The event centers on the theme, "Teaching Peace in the 21st Century."    Each year, this intensive program brings together teams of academics...

Apply Now to Attend the 11th Annual Summer Institute

Welcome, Master of Global Affairs Class of 2020!

In August, the University of Notre Dame’s Keough School welcomed its second cohort of Master of Global Affairs students. The class of 2020 includes 34 students from 18 countries: Argentina, China, Costa Rica, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Honduras, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Turkey, Uganda, the United...

Welcome, Master of Global Affairs Class of 2020!

Laurie Nathan Facilitates Mediation Workshop in Macedonia

In July, Laurie Nathan, Director of the Kroc Institute’s new Mediation Program, was a lead facilitator at a workshop for political parties from Macedonia. The event was part of the Track 1.5 Dialogue in Macedonia Project, established in 2016 by the Berghof Foundation and the Southeast European Association with funding...

Mediation Program

Laurie Nathan Facilitates Mediation Workshop in Macedonia

Laurie Nathan runs United Nations High Mediation Course

In June 2018, Laurie Nathan, Professor of the Practice of Mediation and Director of the Kroc Institute’s new mediation program, was the lead designer and trainer at the United Nations High Level Mediation Course, a program run annually in Montreux, Switzerland. The course is hosted by the UN in partnership...

Mediation Program

Laurie Nathan runs United Nations High Mediation Course

Kroc Welcomes Six New Ph.D. Students

Six 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.

Kroc Welcomes Six New Ph.D. Students

Madrasa Discourses Hosts Second Summer Intensive in Nepal

For the second summer in a row, students and faculty from the University of Notre Dame converged with madrasa (Islamic seminary) graduates from India and Pakistan for two weeks of intensive teaching and dialogue in Dhulikhel, Nepal (an hour outside of Kathmandu). Drawn by Notre Dame’s Madrasa Discourses project, the...

Madrasa Discourses Hosts Second Summer Intensive in Nepal

Teaching Peace Institute Draws Over 50 Attendees in Bogotá

Kroc faculty, students and alumni were among the 50 attendees representing the academy, nongovernmental organizations (NGO’s), and the government who gathered to discuss the intersections among peace studies, business ethics and social entrepreneurship in Bogotá, Colombia.

Teaching Peace Institute Draws Over 50 Attendees in Bogotá

Peace Studies Students Receive Prestigious Research Grants and Awards

Three University of Notre Dame peace studies students have been awarded grants by the Fulbright U.S. Student Program to conduct research abroad in 2018-2019, in addition to several peace studies Ph.D. students receiving awards and grants to support dissertation research and completion.…

Peace Studies Students Receive Prestigious Research Grants and Awards

Scholar-practitioner Laurie Nathan Appointed Professor of the Practice of Mediation

Laurie Nathan has been appointed professor of the practice of mediation at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies within the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. Nathan will establish and direct the Kroc Institute’s new mediation program, which will serve as an international center...

Scholar-practitioner Laurie Nathan Appointed Professor of the Practice of Mediation

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