C. Austad (Phone: 860-832-3101), D. Blitz (860-832-2916) Coordinators;. Peace Studies Committee: A. Aaronsohn, M. Alewitz, A. Antar, W. Brown-Foster, E. Chasse, G. El-Eid, A. King, K. Larsen, K. Love, N. Sadanand, M. Specter, R. Wolff
Peace studies is an interdisciplinary program concerned with the origins of war and the prospects for peace. Topics to be considered include just war theory, types of pacifism, the nature of wars, conflict resolution and the history of peace movements, deterrence theory, weapons of mass destruction, and problems of international security. The program offers students the opportunity to study conflicts and peace efforts in specific regions of the world and to produce a senior thesis on a topic of their choice.
Minor in Peace Studies (18 credits)