Welcome M.A. Class of 2014

Author: kroc.nd.edu

Sixteen students from 10 countries recently arrived at the Kroc Institute to pursue their master’s degrees in international peace studies at Notre Dame. 

New master’s students include:  

Ketty Anyeko (Uganda); Adhik Badal (Nepal); Katie Conlon (USA); Paula Sofia Cuellar (El Salvador); Lucy Dunderdale (USA); Abdulla M. Erfan (Egypt); Marko Karadzic (Serbia); Peter Kelly (Ireland); William Kiptoo (Kenya); Sharon Kniss (USA); Melissa McCauley (USA); Lindsay McClain Opiyo (USA); David O'Brien (USA); Doris Maholo Saydee (Liberia); Maurice Sikenyi (Kenya); Elizabet Valcheva (Bulgaria). 

The members of the class of 2014 bring with them a variety of academic interests and professional experiences related to peace, conflict resolution, gender-based violence, development, language and the arts, law, and human rights.    

The Kroc Institute’s master’s program educates students for careers as professional peacebuilders, preparing them for careers in policy analysis, political change, organizational leadership, and conflict analysis and transformation.  

Master’s students enroll in rigorous interdisciplinary coursework, gain professional expertise through internships and engage with leading peace scholars and practitioners.    

Contact: Susan St. Ville, 574-631-2628, sstvill1@nd.edu