Ph.D. Program News

Hook to Receive Distinguished Dissertation Award

A former Kellogg doctoral student and PhD fellow who studies genocide and mass violence against civilians will receive the second annual Kellogg Institute Award for Distinguished Dissertation on Democracy and Human Development.

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Hook to Receive Distinguished Dissertation Award

Doctoral student publishes research on peaceableness, awarded for teaching

In addition to passing her comprehensive exams with distinction this spring, Tarsha, a doctoral student in peace studies and psychology at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, co-authored two book chapters and three journal articles. She also received the Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award from the University’s Kaneb Center...

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Doctoral student publishes research on peaceableness, awarded for teaching

Kroc Institute celebrates first peace studies graduate minor recipients

Among the many achievements being celebrated at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year, the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is honoring the first-ever recipients of the graduate minor in peace studies. This year’s graduates include Pawas Manandhar and Kevin Richardson, both completing the master of global affairs degree...

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Kroc Institute celebrates first peace studies graduate minor recipients

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2020

The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies celebrates the graduation of 33 undergraduate seniors who completed either a supplementary major or minor in peace studies, 13 Kroc Scholars who completed the master of global affairs, international peace studies concentration at the Keough School of Global Affairs, and four graduates of...

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Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2020

Kroc Institute welcomes four new Ph.D. students

Four 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. “The Ph.D. program in Peace Studies addresses the desire of many students...

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Kroc Institute welcomes four new Ph.D. students

Kroc Institute doctoral program introduces peace studies graduate minor

The doctoral program at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies is expanding to include a new graduate minor. Beginning Fall 2019, graduate students pursuing a terminal master’s or doctoral degree at the University of Notre Dame will have the opportunity to complete a minor concentration in peace studies.

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Kroc Institute doctoral program introduces peace studies graduate minor

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2019

The Kroc Institute recently celebrated the graduation of 44 undergraduate seniors who completed either a supplementary major or minor in peace studies, 15 Kroc Scholars who completed the Master of Global Affairs, International Peace Studies concentration at the Keough School of Global Affairs, and five graduates of the Kroc Institute’s...

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Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2019

Doctoral Students Publish New Research in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Ukraine is on the brink of war-related environmental disaster according to new research published by two Kroc Institute doctoral students. Kristina Hook and Richard Marcantonio, both doctoral candidates in anthropology and peace studies, published their research in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists on October 16.

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Doctoral Students Publish New Research in Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

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.

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Kroc Welcomes Six New Ph.D. Students

Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2018!

The Kroc Institute recently celebrated the graduation of 37 graduating peace studies seniors who majored or minored in peace studies and four graduates of the peace studies doctoral dual degree program. 

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Congratulations, Peace Studies Class of 2018!

Peace Studies Ph.D. Graduates Secure Strong Placements

Five recent or soon-to-be graduates from the Peace Studies Ph.D. program at the University of Notre Dame have secured strong academic placements at universities across the country.   The Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, part of the Keough School of Global Affairs…

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Peace Studies Ph.D. Graduates Secure Strong Placements

Ph.D. Students Named Pepe Fellows in Peace Studies

Doctoral students Heather M. DuBois (theology & peace studies), Chris Haw (theology & peace studies), and Michael Yankoski (theology & peace studies) have been named Steven D. Pepe Ph.D. Fellows in Peace Studies for the 2017–2018 academic year.

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Ph.D. Students Named Pepe Fellows in Peace Studies