Department of Peace and Conflict Studies

School of Health and Human Sciences

What We Do

Peace and Conflict Studies (PCS) is a  department within the School of Health and Human Sciences.

We focus on conflict transformation and management. We also address building peaceful and just social systems, communities, and societies by educating students and engaging with policymakers and the broader community in creating the context for positive conflict transformation.

For general inquires please email us at For more information regarding the graduate program please contact Thomas Matyok , Director of Graduate Study and Department Chair, at For more information regarding the undergraduate program please contact Jeremy Rinker at



An interview with UNCG Graduate Student, Kylie Stephens, on the subject of Transformative Peace Modalities and the conflict in Israel-Palestine. The interview is conducted by fellow Graduate Student and Peace Journalist, April Snell.