International Peace And Conflict Resolution

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Jul 20, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Extending the Classroom Walls to Costa Rica

By Michelle Tooker ’07 Dr. Warren Haffar, Assistant Professor, Associate Dean of Internationalization and Director of International Peace and Conflict Resolution, is convinced that students learn more from hands-on problem-based learning, “Everything becomes relevant when students and faculty are...

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Jul 16, 2010 Purnell Cropper

IPCR Grad Earns Second Arcadia Master's Degree in Paris

Timothy McGowan ’09M, a resident of Warminster, Pa., was one of 26 students from 11 countries to earn the Master of Arts in International Relations and Diplomacy on June 3 at Arcadia University’s affiliated program in Paris, France, at the American Graduate School of International Relations and...

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Apr 16, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Provost Announces Reorganization into Office of International Affairs

Arcadia University announced this week the formation of an Office of International Affairs, a reorganization that consolidates campus internationalization and ESL efforts and the Office of International Services into a new academic unit, announced Dr. Steve O. Michael, Provost and Vice President...

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Apr 13, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Begins Online Journal for Student Scholarly and Creative Work

Arcadia University is pleased to announce The Compass: Arcadia University’s Global Journal of Student Scholarly and Creative Work. An online journal, The Compass is a showcase for the work of Arcadia students, both those enrolled on the Glenside campus as well as those studying in The College of...

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Apr 2, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Violence in Africa Is Personal for IPCR 'Lost Boys'

“Fleeing Rebels Kill Hundreds of Congolese,” read the headline Sunday, March 28, in the New York Times. For two Arcadia students in the International Peace and Conflict Resolution program, their perspective on violence in Africa isn’t just academic, it’s personal. The Democratic Republic of the...

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Feb 23, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Six Faculty Present at International Studies Conference

Six Arcadia faculty members presented papers and served as panelists at the 2010 International Studies Association Annual Convention Feb. 17-20 in New Orleans. Arcadia faculty presenting at the conference were: Dr. Christopher M. Brown, Adjunct Professor of Political Science; Dr. Amy Cox, Adjunct...

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Feb 23, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Kachuyevski, Jones, Riggan, Cox Examine Role of Identity in Conflicts

Dr. Angela Kachuyevski, Assistant Professor of Political Science, master's program in International Peace and Conflict Resolution, chaired a panel on "Redefining the Imaginary: Identity, Conflict and Human Rights," on Thursday, Feb. 18, at the International Studies Association conference. Four ...

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Feb 23, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Kachuyevski, Jones: Short-Term Field Studies Connect Policy and Theory

"Through short-term field studies, students are able to grasp sophisticated theoretical arguments and make the connection between theory and policy, enriching their understanding of the world in which they live," argue Dr. Angela Kachuyevski, Assistant Professor of Political Science, and Sandra...

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Feb 5, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Shoko Nakatomi: Studying To Be 'Peace Builder'

By Erin DuBois ’11 Last summer, in her quest to promote peace, Shoko Nakatomi traveled as far as Tanzania. A Japanese student in Arcadia’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) program, Nakatomi says that studying abroad gave her the skills to become a “comprehensive and useful...

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Feb 2, 2010 Purnell Cropper

Fulbright Scholar from Kenya Enjoys Teaching at Arcadia

Dr. Fredrick O. Wanyama, a Senior Lecturer from Maseno, Kenya, is a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence this semester at Arcadia University. A Senior Lecturer and Director of the School of Development and Strategic Studies at Maseno University in Maseno, Kenya, Wanyama comes to Arcadia with extensive...