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The Half Known Life: In Search of Paradise with Pico Iyer

May 1, 2024 by By Lisa Wong, Broadcast Journalism and Documentary ‘25, Chinese and Visual Journalism minors | News

On Earth Day, April 22, 2024, Wilkinson College’s English Department in collaboration with the journalism program, hosted Pico Iyer for a book talk on his most recent book, The Half Known Life: In Search of Paradise. The conversation was led by Iyer’s friend and a familiar face, Chapman University President Emeritus Dr. Jim Doti. In

Faculty Book: Dr. Angela Lederach’s Latest Book and Being Awarded a Peace Emerging Scholar

April 22, 2024 by | News

Dr. Angela Lederach (Peace Studies) completed decades of ethnographic and participatory research for her recent publication Feel the Grass Grow: Ecologies of Slow Peace in Colombia which offers insight into the politics of peacebuilding in Colombia. The book critically analyzes the peace accords signed between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia

From our Eyes: Conversations between Jews and Palestinians for a Better Tomorrow

March 21, 2024 by Samantha Thompson | News

This edition of From Our Eyes features Samantha Thompson (‘25 Peace and Justice Studies major). As part of the event planning team for the Shared Humanity: Conversations between Jews and Palestinians for a Better Tomorrow event, Thompson shares insight on what she learned from the expert panelists and what she hopes for the future at

Celebration of the International Day of Peace

October 3, 2023 by Syd Brewster | News

Khiara M. Bridges, J.D. Ph.D. recently spoke at the Celebration of the International Day of Peace, an event sponsored by The Department of Peace Studies in the Wilkinson College of Art, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Dr. Bridges is a professor of law at UC Berkeley school of law and focuses on the intersection of race,

From Our Eyes: Chapman’s Model UN Team earns Honorable Mention in New York City

May 2, 2023 by Emma Walker | News

By Emma Walker (‘25 Political Science B.A. & Peace Studies B.A. & Honors Program minor) Chapman University’s Model UN team, led by Dr. Hilmi Ulas, was named “Honorable Mention” at the 2023 Model UN Conference in New York City in April where hundreds of teams participated. The Model UN Conference brings together thousands of college

Chapman Students Find New Power in the Work of Nobel Laureate Nadia Murad

April 11, 2023 by Dennis Arp | News

As a broadcast journalism student and documentary filmmaker, Tess Martinelli ’24 knows her way around an on-camera interview. Still, it’s not every day that she gets to sit down with Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Nadia Murad. “Initially, the idea of interviewing her was a bit overwhelming,” Martinelli acknowledged. “But after meeting her, my nerves immediately

Bringing ISIS to Justice: A Conversation with Nobel Laureate Nadia Murad 

March 28, 2023 by Grace Galusha '23 | News

Chapman University and Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences recently welcomed Nobel Peace Prize winner and human rights activist Nadia Murad, a Presidential Fellow in Peace Studies, to campus for a week of classroom visits, receptions, and a public event held in the Musco Center of the Arts. On March 13, Murad sat

Making a Difference Through the Orange County Justice Fund (OCJF)

December 15, 2022 by | News

Wilkinson College alumna Tanya Leon (’19 & ’22) recently started a new position as the program coordinator for the Orange County Justice Fund (OCJF), an organization dedicated to providing transformative and effective legal representation to traditionally under-served populations in Orange County. Leon manages the bond fund program, coordinating distribution, posting of, and follow ups with

New Partnership with the Center for International Experiential Learning

October 14, 2022 by David Krausman | News

The MA in International Studies program and the Department of Peace Studies are excited to announce a new partnership with the Center for International Experiential Learning (CIEL). CIEL’s unique holistic learning model combines extensive interdisciplinary pre-travel scholarly education with on-the-ground experiential learning in conflict-affected regions guided by internationally recognized scholars and local experts. This past

Extremism Researcher Pete Simi Awarded $254,147 to Study Threats Targeting Public Officials

August 1, 2022 by Allison Devries | News

Dr. Pete Simi (Sociology) was awarded a $254,147 one-year grant from the University of Nebraska Omaha’s National Counterterrorism Innovation, Technology, and Education Center (NCITE), the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Center of Excellence for terrorism prevention and counterterrorism research. This grant supports opportunities for student researchers to work on this project alongside Dr. Simi. The

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