PESJ 218. Peace with Justice 1.0 course credit

This course is an introduction to the interdisciplinary field of peace and justice studies. Peace is not the mere absence of war but includes the redress of the kinds of structural violence (imperialism, racism, sexism, economic disparities, environmental degradation, etc.) that lead to conflict. Students will study a problem related to violence or injustice, analyze that problem critically, and engage in moral imagination as they develop strategies to address the problem.

PESJ 401. Senior Project 1.0 course credit

The student thoroughly examines a topic in peace and justice studies and composes an extended essay involving in-depth research and analysis and/or synthesis under the individualized direction of a faculty member, or in a seminar. The project culminates in a public presentation of the student’s work.