The Kroc Institute is building a hub for cutting-edge research and resources on the study and practice of mediation.


Capturing UN Preventive Diplomacy Success: How and Why Does It Work? (April 2018)

The Mandate Effect: A Typology and Conceptualization of Mediation Mandates, Peace and Change (June 2018)

The Ties That Bind: Peace Negotiations, Credible Commitment and Constitutional Reform (April 2019)

When the Flames are Licking at the Door: Standing Mechanisms for Conflict PreventionGlobal Policy (May 2019)

The Real Deal? The Post-Conflict Constitution as a Peace AgreementThird World Quarterly (May 2020)

"The International Peacemaking Dilemma: Ousting or Including the Villains?," Swiss Political Science Review (September 2020)

Ceasefire Success: A Conceptual FrameworkInternational Peacekeeping (March 2021)

South Sudan Peace Process Research


Mediation & Africa's Regional Security (Nov 2021)

Course Syllabi for Fall 2021

Coming soon

Diversity and Inclusion Resources

Video: Reparations and Reconciliation at Notre Dame Panel Discussion (January 22, 2020)

PowerPoint Presentation: Reparation and Reconciliation (developed by Laurie Nathan) 

Statements of support for the Black Lives Matter Movement and racial justice work

Policy documents

Resources coming soon.

Practice and training materials

Resources coming soon.


Advice to the Next President: Notre Dame Students Speak Out