Asher Kaufman, professor of history and peace studies, has been appointed the John M. Regan, Jr. Director of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, effective July 1, 2017.
Atalia Omer, associate professor of religion, conflict and peace studies, and David Campbell, Packey J. Dee Professor of American Democracy, will each receive $200,000 toward the funding of significant research and writing.
A new book by Emmanuel Katongole investigates the theological notion of lament as a way to account for the resilience, agency, and innovation of Christian social activists for non-violent change in East Africa.
Junior Rebecca Blais, a political science major and peace studies minor from New Smyrna Beach, Florida, has been named a 2017 Truman Scholar.
The University of Notre Dame is sending nine students abroad to address pressing global development challenges through research as part of a grant with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), managed by the Notre Dame Initiative for Global Development (NDIGD).
Emmanuel Katongole, Associate Professor of Theology and Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute, has been named a Henry Luce III Fellow in Theology for 2017-2018.
Orson Sargado, the Head of Office of CRS-Philippines, is spending two months at Notre Dame as a Kroc Institute-CRS Fellow.
George A. Lopez, the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies for the Kroc Institute, was honored with the PEACE Distinguished Scholar award during a special ceremony at the International Studies Association (ISA) 58th Annual Convention in Baltimore.
Meet the co-chairs of the Notre Dame Student Peace Conference, an annual event organized by students for students, where they can share their research and network with peers who share their personal passion and academic interest in peace.
Obi Anyadike, M.A. ’97, will receive the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award from the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.
In his Nobel Peace Prize speech on Dec. 10, Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos mentioned the Kroc Institute, which has served as an academic partner in the Colombian peace process and is now engaged with the commission charged with implementing the peace agreement through the Peace Accords Matrix project.
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.