Violence, injustice, and intractable conflict are among the most pressing problems we face today. How can we address these problems creatively? The Peace and Conflict Studies Program seeks to give students, faculty, and staff the tools to understand issues underlying conflict and to creatively manage and transform conflict. Our program coordinates peace studies-related courses, a biennial student academic conference, speakers, internships, conflict-resolution workshops, and opportunities to interact with scholars and peacebuilders working in the field.
Peace and Conflict Studies Program
Interested in planning events and building the PACS program on campus?
The Committee meets once every two weeks throughout the semester, planning events, discussing ways to build the program, and responding to funding requests. Student members each take on one or two projects to work on...
Don Webster, former UN war crimes prosecutor in Rwanda and Tanzania, reflects on the '94 Rwandan genocide and the judicial response.