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Peace and Conflict Studies 735
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  Graduate School-Newark 2020-2022 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Peace and Conflict Studies 735  

Peace and Conflict Studies 735

Degree Programs Offered: Master of Arts

Director of Graduate Programs: Lynn Kuzma


Members of the Graduate Faculty

Zahra Ali, Ph.D., Sociology, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (Paris)
Women, gender, and feminism in relation to (post) coloniality; race, ethnicity, religion, class in conflict and war; youth, civil society, social, and political movements in the Middle East; contemporary Islam(s), Islamisms, and Muslim communities

Ira Cohen, Ph.D., Sociology, Wisconsin
Social theories of order and conflict

Christopher Duncan, Ph.D., Anthropology, Yale
Anthropology of religion, anthropology of violence, indigenous rights, Indonesia.

R. Brian Ferguson, Ph.D., Anthropology, Columbia
War; political violence;, state-tribe interaction; policing; organized crime; human nature

Alex Hinton, Ph.D., Anthropology, Emory
Genocide; political violence; transnational justice; human conflict resolution; human rights

Lynn Kuzma, Ph.D., International Relations and Affairs, Ohio State
International Relations

Jaime Lew, Ph.D., Sociology and Comparative Education, Columbia
Comparative and international education; urban; immigration; race; ethnicity; international migration and globalization

Sean T. Mitchell, Ph.D., Anthropology, Chicago
War; violence and peace; politics of inequality; nationalism; Brazil; Latin America

Isaias Rojas-Perez, Ph.D., Anthropology, Johns-Hopkins
Violence; the state; forensic anthropology; human rights; postconflict recover

Kurt Schock, Ph.D., Sociology, Ohio State
Civil resistance; social movements; conflict transformation

Genese Marie Sodikoff, Ph.D., Anthropology, Michigan
Conservation and conflict; environmental justice; Africa and the Indian Ocean

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