In this program, you’ll learn:

  • The multiple and interrelated causes of conflicts, including those caused and/or exacerbated by globalization, environmental and resource crises, undemocratic leadership, ethnic tensions, or historic enmity
  • The particular needs of refugees and internally displaced people, victims, bystanders, and members of violator communities
  • Negotiation, mediation, and dialogue skills
  • Analyzing, assessing, and mapping conflict
  • Human rights and humanitarian interventions
  • Post-conflict transitions and post-war restorative practices
  • Conducting empirical research and using qualitative methods for data collection and analysis
  • Strategic nonviolence, social healing, and reconciliation
  • Program design and evaluation, capacity building, and cultivating positive and inclusive group relations through organizational change
  • Policy advocacy

Sample Courses:

  • Practitioner Inquiry: Quantitative & Qualitative Research Methods
  • Theory and Practice of Conflict Transformation and Peacebuilding
  • Post-War Development and Peacebuilding
  • Conflict and Identity
  • Mediation
  • Skills and Practices in Intergroup Dialogue
  • Initiatives in Peacebuilding
  • Electives

Contact Summer Peacebuilding Program:

  • Peacebuilding I
  • Peacebuilding II

Research Practice/Practicum Phase:

  • Practicum stage in the United States or abroad.

All students must fulfill a Language and Culture Proficiency Requirement before they are eligible to graduate.

View the current academic calendar.