Peace and Conflict Studies
faculty and students engage in a wide-range of peace and conflict activities,
including academic research, policy-related application, training, and
activism. Their involvement covers diverse settings such as international
peacekeeping in Egypt and Palestine, post-conflict reconstruction in Mali and
Darfur, to local efforts in reducing and preventing violence in Syracuse
neighborhoods. Institutions that have supported or sponsored faculty and
student activities include the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United
Nations, the United States Institute of Peace, the Near East Foundation, the
United States Army Peacekeeping and Stabilization Institute, the United Nations
Department of Peacekeeping Operations, the United Nations Interagency Framework
for Coordination on Preventative Action, and the United Nations Office of
Internal Oversight services.
offer undergraduate and doctoral training in peace and conflict studies,
providing courses on peace, war, and security, culture and disputing, negotiation,
peacekeeping, and intercultural conflict and communication, among others.