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Master of Arts in Peace and Justice Studies

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Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice

Engaging, building and strengthening communities around the world in fostering peace with justice. Learn more.


Trans-Border Institute

Promoting understanding, dialogue and collaboration between the people and policies of the United States and our southern neighbors. See what's new.


Center for Peace and Commerce

Preparing the next generation of changemakers to build a sustainable world through innovative business principles for peace building, and poverty alleviation. Learn more.

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2015 Women PeaceMakers

Women PeaceMakers Program Featured on KPBS

Najla Ayoubi of Afghanistan and Galia Golan of Israel — two of this year’s IPJ Women PeaceMakers — were interviewed on KPB…

Stephanie Chiu

Meet the IPJ's Program Officer for Women PeaceMakers

The IPJ welcomes Stephanie Chiu, the new program officer for Women PeaceMakers, the program she previously served in as a peace writer three…

Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice

Kroc School seeks Executive Director of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice

The University of San Diego Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies seeks an innovative leader and scholar in the practice of peace and justice…

Pope Francis

Faculty Member William Headley Reflects on the Pope's Visit to the USA

Hidden away in a cabin on a mountain top last week without access to media, you could have missed Pope Francis’ visit. For others of u…

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Kroc School "Early Homecoming" Brunch

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice La Paloma Patio


2015 Day of the Girl Child

2 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
UC San Diego, International House Great Hall


SECURITY & EXTREMISM IN AFGHANISTAN: How are regional dynamics impacting women?

12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice A/B


Women Innovators Initiative

12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice EF

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