The Kroc Cast Podcast

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Peace Studies is a multidisciplinary field of study and practice in service of addressing some of the world's most pressing problems and finding strategies for building sustainable peace.The Kroc Cast is a new podcast featuring peace studies conversations convened among faculty, staff, alumni, visiting fellows, and friends of the Kroc Institute, a global peace studies hub. 

Tune in for 30-45 minute conversations on current events, emerging research, and peacebuilding work around the world. 

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Introduction to The Kroc Cast

An introduction to The Kroc Cast and the field of peace studies, featuring voices of faculty, staff, and graduate students from across the University of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. 


Episode 1

Kroc Institute faculty members Mary Ellen O’Connell, the Robert and Marion Short Professor of Law and Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution, and George A. Lopez, Professor Emeritus of Peace Studies, discuss international law, peace studies, realism, aesthetic philosophy and more, drawing on insights from O'Connell's new book, "The Art of Law in the International Community."


Episode 2

In our second episode, Kroc Institute Director of Catholic Peacebuilding Studies Jerry Powers sits down to talk with Dr. James Muller, co-founder of the Nobel Peace Prize winning organization International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, and Professor Emeritus George Lopez about the history, present, and future of the movement toward nuclear disarmament.