The Peace Studies program brings internationally known speakers to campus including
both practitioners and scholars and has hosted several peace studies conferences in
the USA and overseas.
Peace Studies offer numerous scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students
for tuition, travel, internships, and more including the $4,000 Vivian Castleberry
Peace Studies provides opportunities for students to gain practical experience in
peacebuilding and social justice activities through class work, internships, and study
overseas for both the short and long term.
Peace Studies students have interned locally with the Center for Survivors of Torture,
the International Rescue Committee, the Innocence Project of Texas, as well as the
Landmine Survivors Network (Washington D.C.).
Graduates from UNT's Peace Studies program pursue careers in foreign service, international
and human rights law, international business, the Peace Corps, and private organizations
promoting Third World development, human rights, environmental protection, and conflict
resolution. Most have also gone to graduate school or law school.
Peace Studies supports multiple initiatives in Colombia, Northern Ireland, Bosnia
Herzegovina, and Northeast India involving research and student involvement in social
entrepreneurship, sustainable housing, reconciliation among former enemies, re-integration
of former combatants, language endangerment, and many other initiatives involving