Francis Bonenfant-Juwong

History & Peace Studies

Francis Bonenfant-Juwong (history & peace studies) holds an M.A. degree in history from Western Michigan University and a B.A. in history from Kalamazoo College. As an undergraduate, he studied in Rome. His master’s thesis focused on the American Friends Service Committee and its peacebuilding work with Jews and Arabs in Israel in the 1950s.   
As a doctoral student, Francis plans to conduct research on U.S. non-state actors and their role in the international system and peacebuilding, particularly in the Middle East. His research interests also include public-private interactions and the cultural foundations of U.S. foreign policy. Francis was named a 2016-17 Pepe Fellow.