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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,

What Were You Wearing: C.A.R.E.S. on Victim Blaming

May 10, 2023 by Isabella Broome | News

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Throughout the month, Creating a Rape-free Environment for Students (C.A.R.E.S.) hosted events for students to learn about issues surrounding sexual violence, as well as create a space for students to share their story. C.A.R.E.S. created the “What Were You Wearing Exhibit” in collaboration with the Argyros Forum Student Union,

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

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

Peace Studies Professor Appointed to the UN 

May 3, 2022 by | News

  Dr. Claudia Fuentes-Julio (Assistant Professor in Peace Studies) will be assuming a new role as Chilean Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) in Geneva starting June 1, 2022. “[Dr. Fuentes-Julio] Claudia has always been a scholar-practitioner of human rights and it speaks volumes of not only her commitment and ability, but also the acute

‘I Didn’t Know that …’ Considering the painful history of race and social justice, there is no end of ways for students to finish such a sentence of discovery.

September 1, 2021 by | News

Nurturing conversations that fill in voids and challenge us as Americans was the driving goal behind “Engaging the World: Leading the Conversation on the Significance of Race.” The semester-long initiative in Chapman’s Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences included a virtual film series, guest speakers, memorial observances, an art exhibition, panel discussions and

Faculty Book News Four Dead in Ohio: The Global Legacy of Youth Activism

July 20, 2021 by Talisa Flores | News

Recently, the Emerald series Research in Social Movements, Conflicts, and Change (RSMCC) of which Dr. Lisa Leitz (Peace Studies and Sociology) is the editor in chief, released a new book titled Four Dead in Ohio: The Global Legacy of Youth Activism. Although the coronavirus pandemic canceled most of the 50th anniversary events commemorating the National

Global Conflict Awareness Conference

April 22, 2021 by Emily Lam and Sophia Morrissette | News

On Friday, April 9th, Peace Studies seniors Emily Lam ‘21 and Sophia Morrissette ‘21 co-ran the first ever student-led Global Conflict Awareness Conference. The conference featured a full-day virtual experience with over 20 student presenters, six contributing faculty members, and three international activists, representing the conflicts of over 50 countries. How do two seniors end

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