Peace Studies and Political Science: PhD

Graduate Program in Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

Dec. 15
Doctor of Philosophy
2 years minimum

Program Handbook

The PhD program prepares students in research methodologies associated with the disciplines of history, political science, psychology, sociology and theology. Graduates are credentialed in one of the five disciplines and fully acquainted with the research questions and findings of interdisciplinary peace research. They will continue on to take positions in universities and colleges within their own disciplines, but with a focus on peace studies.

Application Materials:
  • GRE General Test required
  • TOEFL or IELTS for non-native speakers of English
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Official transcripts from each post-secondary institution (due upon enrollment)
  • Statement of intent
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Writing sample(s) - refer to program site for details

Catherine Bolten
Director of Doctoral Studies
Phone: (574) 631-3324