Sociology & Peace Studies
Leslie MacColman (sociology & peace studies) holds a B.A. degree in anthropology and Spanish, a graduate certificate in non-profit management, and an M.A. degree in international relations, peace and conflict resolution, which she earned as a Rotary Peace Fellow at the Universidad del Salvador in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She also has several years of professional experience with NGOs and international organizations in Argentina, Ecuador, Panama and Mozambique.
Leslie is interested in political sociology, social movements, institutions and informal governance arrangements. Her current work focuses on power-sharing between state and non-state actors and the myriad causes of corruption, and she plans to conduct comparative research on security sector reform in Latin America and Africa. Leslie is a Notre Dame Presidential Fellow and a 2014-15 Mullen Family Fellow.
Director of Doctoral Studies