Mount Union to Host Peacebuilding Panel

March 18, 2014

ALLIANCE, OH – The University of Mount Union’s Peacebuilding and Social Justice program in the Department of Interdisciplinary and Liberal Studies will host a panel of Ph.D. students from the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at 11:10 a.m. on March 27 in Tolerton and Hood Hall Room 100.

The panel, entitled “There are Peacebuilding Tasks for Everybody,” will highlight how students’ home disciplines of political science, anthropology, theology, sociology and phycology relate to the academic study of peace and social justice, citing their own research as examples of those connections.

Panel members include Danielle Fulmer, a sociology student; Leonel Guardado, a theology student; Angela Lederach, an anthropology student; Jesse Roberts, a political science student and Dana Townsend, a psychology student.

The panel will be moderated by Dr. Nicole Johnson, assistant professor of philosophy and religious studies and coordinator of the Peacebuilding and Social Justice program at Mount Union.

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