Program Overview

Peace and Conflict Studies

Peace and Conflict Studies is an interdisciplinary concentration open to students in any major. Here, you will study not only the factors that lead to human conflict and aggression but also examine levels of conflict, both individual and group, and explore the potential links between issues of social and environmental justice and violent conflict.

students and teacher at table writing letters.
Students work with faculty from the sciences and the Rhetoric and Composition Program to learn the art of writing a postcard or letter to local and state elected officials.
Photo credit: Anna Norris

Program Facts

  • Program Type: Integrative Concentration

Program Director

Stephan Mayer,
Professor of Psychology

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