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  • Student Perspectives Series: CaTerra Townsend

    Student Perspectives Series: CaTerra Townsend

    By Dorothy Kennedy CaTerra Townsend is a member of the graduating class of 2021, and current President of the new PCS student organization called C.O.N.F.L.I.C.T Alliance. I recently had a chance to ask her some questions about how she views Peace and Conflict studies. DK: Why did you choose UNCG? … Continued


  • PCS Student Group, C.O.N.F.L.I.C.T. Alliance, is Formed

    PCS Student Group, C.O.N.F.L.I.C.T. Alliance, is Formed

    Hold on to your seats, there’s a new student organization in town and it is changing the game. Most student organizations find roots in either academia or community engagement, but the new Peace and Conflict Studies student organization, aptly named C.O.N.F.L.I.C.T. Alliance, is grounded in the power of relationships.


  • Student Perspective Series: Chantay Benshimon

    Student Perspective Series: Chantay Benshimon

    The Peace and Conflict Studies Department facilitates learning for many types of students with diverse interests and professional goals. This series introduces the perspectives of students in the online and residential undergraduate programs. Chantay Benshimon is a member of the online graduating class of 2020.


  • Dr. Jeremy Rinker Presents on “Religion and Peace: Global Perspectives and Possibilities” in Ohio

    Dr. Jeremy Rinker Presents on “Religion and Peace: Global Perspectives and Possibilities” in Ohio

    Dr. Jeremy Rinker, Assistant Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, presented an invited paper at Ohio University’s Baker Peace Conference in February. The Baker Peace Conference is an annual event that brings together a diverse group of leading experts to discuss a significant national or international issue…


  • Peace and Conflict Studies Hosts Fulbright Scholar

    Peace and Conflict Studies Hosts Fulbright Scholar

    The Department of Peace and Conflict Studies is pleased to host Dr. Shona Munro of the Royal New Zealand Police College as a visiting Fulbright Scholar during the Fall of 2020. Dr. Munro’s visit is the latest development from interdisciplinary research programs led by Drs. Emily Janke and Jeremy Rinker … Continued


  • Two Professors Join Peace and Conflict Studies at UNCG

    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 … Continued


  • Alumna Noor Ghazi Appointed as PCS Visiting Scholar

    Alumna Noor Ghazi Appointed as PCS Visiting Scholar

    The UNCG Department of Peace and Conflict Studies welcomes Noor Ghazi as a Visiting Scholar. Ms. Ghazi is an alumna of the Peace and Conflict Studies MA program, the former Coordinator of the Global Leadership Program at UNCG, a war refugee, and a self-described peace activist. Ms. Ghazi writes, “I … Continued


  • Creativity, Resistance, and Hope: Belfast 2019

    Creativity, Resistance, and Hope: Belfast 2019

    Chuck Egerton presented on his thesis study at the Peace and Conflict Studies in Anthropology 2019 Conference at Queens University in Belfast  Northern Ireland on October 5, 2019. The conference was titled: Creativity, Resistance and Hope: Towards and Anthropology of Peace.