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Posted: 10/4/2023

Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies -- Visiting Research Fellowships

Each year, the Kroc Institute’s Visiting Research Fellows Program brings outstanding scholars focused on peace research to the University of Notre Dame for a semester or a full academic year. The Institute particularly seeks scholars who will actively integrate their research with ongoing Kroc research initiatives.


Deadline: Jan. 31, 2024

Areas of Interest

We invite research proposals that focus on one or more of the following themes:

  • Intersection of Gender, Race, Class and Peacebuilding. We are interested in interdisciplinary approaches and qualitative, participatory, and/or feminist methodologies. Thematically, we are interested in questions of intersectionality in relation to identity, power, representation, and direct and structural violence.
  • International Mediation. We are interested in international mediation, preventive diplomacy and national dialogue as strategies for preventing and ending high intensity conflict.
  • Media, Technology and Peacebuilding. We are interested in the impact of digital platforms on conflict dynamics and peace processes; the use of technology to support democratic inclusion in governance; and technology to support peacebuilding (peacetech).
  • Afghanistan Peace and Development Program. We are interested in intra-Afghan political dialogues, the Doha agreement, peacebuilding in Afghanistan, and ways to help Afghans raise their perspectives and ideas in international forums.
  • Peace Accords Matrix (PAM). We are interested in the design and implementation of peace accords, with special attention to inclusive peace processes that involve civil society, transitional justice, and country contexts currently negotiating or implementing a peace accord.
Eligibility Requirements

Non-alumni applicants must have completed a doctoral, or equivalent, degree. If you are currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program, you must have completed your doctoral degree before the beginning of the fellowship. If you have previously been a Kroc Visiting Research Fellow, please wait seven years before applying again.


Amount Description

Fellowships begin at the start of the University of Notre Dame’s fall or spring semester (August or January) and can run for one semester or a full academic year. Junior (untenured) fellows receive a stipend of $25,000 per semester; senior (tenured) fellows receive $30,000 per semester. Housing is provided in furnished Institute apartments at no cost. Fellows have library and internet access and access to document retrieval services.

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