Peace and Justice Studies
The Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies is dedicated to preparing peacebuilders through interdisciplinary scholarship and advanced practice. The school is home to scholars and practitioners immersed and educated in peace as philosophy, methodology and creative act.
A Nexus of Peace
The school offers a Master of Arts in Peace and Justice Studies, and has developed a wide range of programs reflective of our focus on peace as human development. Integral to the school are two institutes which advances research, education and fieldwork on peace and justice issues – the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice and the Trans-Border Institute. The school is strengthened by its interdisciplinary collaborations with other USD schools and departments.