Peace Studies Classes Begin this Week

Author: Renée LaReau

The spring 2012 semester begins this week for Notre Dame students, with more than 100 undergraduates, 34 master’s students, and 17 doctoral students enrolled in more than 50 peace studies and peace-related courses in disciplines ranging from anthropology to business to political science.  

Spring semester classes offered to undergraduates include:  

  • Rich, Poor, and War
  • U.S. Foreign Policy 
  • History of Modern Africa
  • Religion, Development, and Democracy
  • On War 
  • Contention in China (new) 
  • Islam/Politics in the Middle East 
  • Modern Israel 
  • Saving the World? Social Movements 
  • International Development 
  • Introduction to Peace Studies 
  • Conflict Resolution 
  • Gender and Peace Studies  

Spring semester classes offered to graduate students include:  

  • Islamic Ethics of War & Peace
  • Foundations of Peace Studies 
  • Arab Revolutions 
  • Policy Advocacy
  • Business on the Frontlines 
  • Religion, Culture and Peacebuilding
  • Gender and Peace Studies 
  • International NGO Management 

Contact: Renée LaReau,, 574-631-5098