Peace Studies

Central Peace Studies is a multi-discipline program that introduces the student to important topics in societal, political, and diplomatic conflict resolution.

How Can Students Use a Peace Studies Minor?

Education in peace studies can enhance critical thinking and improve conflict resolution skills. These capabilities can help students to prepare themselves for careers in a number of settings such as private business, non governmental organizations, governmental organizations, arts and any setting in which conflict management is needed.

Possible fields of work include:

  • International Affairs
  • Social Work & Counseling
  • Conflict Intervention
  • Human Rights Advocacy
  • Negotiation & Mediation
  • Community Dialogue
  • Healing & Reconciliation Education
  • Law

Co-coordinators of the Peace Studies Minor

Carol Austad
Psychological Science
Marcus White Hall
David Blitz
Willard-DiLoreto Hall

Contact either one of the co-coordinators of the Peace Studies Minor and they will provide you with a list of current classes and will help you to enroll in a peace studies class. They will advise you and tailor make a minor program from the available and acceptable classes.