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News and Announcements

Two Professors Join Peace and Conflict Studies at UNCG

The UNCG Department of Peace and Conflict Studies is the new academic home for peace researchers Douglas P. Fry and Geneviève Souillac. Dr. Fry, who arrives to Chair the Department, is an internationally known anthropologist of peace. Dr. Souillac, likewise, is renowned for her interdisciplinary, humanities-based approach to peace studies, the field in which she […]

Dr. Emily Janke Awarded Funding!

PCS Associate Professor Dr. Emily Janke (Institute for Community and Economic Engagement) received new funding from Cone Health System for the project “Advancing LEAP: Lifetime Eating and Physical Activity Practices.” Dr. Lauren Haldeman is co-principal investigator on the project. This funding will provide administrative support to extend the efforts of the LEAP collaborative. LEAP is […]

Professors Jeremy Rinker and Daniel Rhodes facilitate peace circles

Peace and Conflict Studies Professors, Jeremy Rinker and Daniel Rhodes, are facilitating peace circles around the summit-cone fire that happened almost a year ago this May. Follow this link to watch the WFMY News video.

Op-ed, One year after Summit-Cone tragedy

Op-ed: Jeremy Rinker, Daniel Rhodes and Mary Anne Busch: One year after Summit-Cone tragedy healing and change remains elusive. A Mother’s Day balloon hangs outside the charred apartment at 3100 Summit Ave. in Greensboro, where a fire on May 12, 2018, claimed the lives of five children.H. Scott Hoffmann/News & Record A year ago to this […]

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Top Ranking BA Programs - Residential or Online


Our BA programs are ranked Number 2 nationwide – 2019!

Peacebuilding Podcast Features Eisler & Fry

Listen to “Nurturing Our Humanity” Podcast with Host Susan Coleman

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Departmental Publications

Book: Contemporary Russo-Turkish Relations Book: War, Peace, and Human Nature Book: Transformative Change