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 provide 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 support 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, and language endangerment, and many other initiatives involving post-conflict