Peace Studies and Psychology: PhD

Graduate Program in Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

Dec. 15
Doctor of Philosophy
2 years minimum

Program Handbook

The Ph.D. program in Peace Studies prepares students in research methodologies associated with the disciplines of anthropology, 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. The program has a strong placement record, and graduates hold important academic, governmental, and non-profit positions around the world.

[Updated 8/24/2021]

Application Materials:
  • GRE General Test not accepted
  • GRE Subject Test not accepted
  • 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