College of Arts and Sciences

About Peace and Conflict Studies

Mission Statement

The mission of Peace and Conflict Studies is to explore the exciting frontiers of nonviolent alternatives to conflict. The primary goal of the program is to develop students’ competencies in fields contributing towards peace and social transformation, from the interpersonal to the global level.

Issues Studied

  • War
  • Sexism
  • Racism
  • Poverty
  • Non-violent initiatives for social change
  • Conflict resolution