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Peace and Conflict Resolution

Core Faculty: Charles Call (chair), Mohammed Abu-Nimer, Ken Conca, Carole Gallaher, Hrach Gregorian, Susan Shepler, Anthony Wanis-St. John

Courses required for the PhD concentration: 

  • SIS-607 Peace Paradigms
  • SIS-609 Conflict Analysis and Resolution
  • SIS-606 Culture, Peace and Conflict Resolution: Alternatives to Violence


Click here for field comprehensive exam reading list


Contact Kasey Neil Petri, the PhD Program Coordinator, at 202-885-6582 or

We encourage prospective candidates to visit the University to meet faculty members and current PhD students. To arrange a visit, contact Graduate Admissions at 202-885-1646 or