International Peace And Conflict Resolution

Default News Image

Feb 2, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Building Peace from the Ground Up

Arcadia’s IPCR program addresses global conflict, offers a new approach to viewing conflict By Lini S. Kadaba Ayuen Ajok ’11M was born into war. The 32-year-old has known devastating conflict for more than half of his life, first in his native South Sudan, then in refugee...

Default News Image

Jan 4, 2016 Christopher Sarachilli

Otieno Presents on Teaching Africa Through Film

In November, Alex Otieno, instructor of Sociology and International Peace and Conflict Resolution, presented “Using film about Africa to foster transformative experiences in sociology courses” at the African Studies Association annual meeting in San Diego, Calif. Otieno’s presentation was...

Stephen J. Tyson '13M with uncle Neil DeGrasse Tyson at the latter's StarTalk Live event. Credit: Stephen J. Tyson.

Nov 4, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

In Huffington Post, Tyson ’13M Explains How Hip-Hop Can Save Schools

Stephen J. Tyson Jr. ’13M was profiled in the Huffington Post on Nov. 2 in an article detailing Tyson’s ideas on the political and social applications of hip-hop, based on a recent appearance at the Apollo Theater with Tyson’s uncle, astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson. Citing artists in Syria,...

Default News Image

Sep 2, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

Find Your Place in the World with IPCR Day of Peace Event

The International Peace & Conflict Resolution program and Peace Day Philly proudly bring you Finding Our Place in the World: Through the Lens of Immigrant and Refugee Experiences on Wednesday, Sept. 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Castle Rose and Mirror Rooms. This interactive program will...

(L to R) Maja Subasic, Dr. Amy Cox, and Dr. Jennifer Riggan

Jul 1, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

IPCR Faculty, Staff Attend Peacebuilding Institute

Maja Subasic, International Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) program coordinator, Dr. Amy Cox, director of the IPCR program, and Dr. Jennifer Riggan, associate professor of international studies, attended "Teaching Peace in the 21st Century 7th Annual Summer Peacebuilding Institute...

Default News Image

Jun 12, 2015 Christopher Sarachilli

IPCR Students Make Headlines Throughout Serbia, Montenegro

Story by Madison Caudullo '16 Five students made headlines this spring for their travels through Serbia and Montenegro as part of the Global Field Study course Conflict, Governance, and State Building: The Balkans, led by Professor Alex Grigorev and Dr. Amy Cox, director of the International...

May 18, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Class of 2015 Poised to Impact the World

Against a backdrop of blue skies and Grey Towers Castle, nearly 500 students received baccalaureate degrees at Arcadia’s 2015 Undergraduate Commencement on May 15. The previous evening, approximately 400 graduate students received master's and doctoral degrees. Deogratias Niyizonkiza, founder of...

Apr 20, 2015 Susan Gettlin

Human Rights Activist John Prendergast Highlights IPCR Professional Exchange

On Saturday, April 25, Arcadia University welcomes human rights activist John Prendergast as part of the International Peace and Conflict Resolution’s third annual Professional Exchange event. The best-selling author, who has worked for peace in Africa for 30 years, will present at 1:30 p.m. in the...

Default News Image

Feb 20, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Teage Writes on Youth Development, Unemployment in Liberia

On Feb. 10, Constance Teage ’14M published “Liberia’s Youth Unemployment Program” in The Bush Chicken, a website covering the country’s current events. Teage, a graduate of Arcadia’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution program, writes on the four months she spent studying youth development...

Default News Image

Feb 17, 2015 Purnell Cropper

Arcadia Ebola Relief Donations Arrive in Sierra Leone

On Feb. 9, donations collected during Arcadia’s Ebola relief drive last semester arrived in Sierra Leone. Fodeba Daboh ’11, graduate of Arcadia University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution Program, presented packages of personal protective equipment to Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Social...

Nov 25, 2014 Daniel DiPrinzio

Loury Speaks at Philadelphia’s My Brother’s Keeper Summit

Dr. Doreen Loury (left) with Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter and Stephen Tyson ’13M at the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Initiative Summit, hosted at Philadelphia’s Mastery Charter School-Shoemaker Campus on Wednesday, Nov. 12. The summit was organized in response to President Obama’s MBK Community...

Default News Image

Oct 3, 2014 Purnell Cropper

Dr. Maryam Z. Deloffre Publishes Ebola Article in Washington Post

Dr. Maryam Z. Deloffre, assistant professor of political science, published an article about Ebola, human security, and Africa in The Washington Post. The AFRICOM [U.S. Africa Command] and UNMEER [U.N. Mission for Ebola Emergency Response] missions are not your typical militarized humanitarian...