Daniel Hirschel-Burns ’14 awarded PJSA thesis award

Last week, the annual meeting of the Peace and Justice Studies Association was held at the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of San Diego. At the closing banquet, Daniel Hirschel Burns ’14 was awarded the undergraduate thesis award.  As Danny was unable to attend, Professor Smithey had the honor of accepting the … Continue reading Daniel Hirschel-Burns ’14 awarded PJSA thesis award

Extended article on Elowyn Corby’s 2013 PJSA Thesis Award

Many thanks to Swarthmore’s News and Information Office for this piece that has appeared on the College’s webpage. Congratulations again to Elowyn Corby! Elowyn Corby ’13 Wins Peace and Justice Studies Thesis Award by Jenni Lu ’16 October 21, 2013 Elowyn Corby ’13 presented her winning thesis at the Peace and Justice Studies Association’s awards … Continue reading Extended article on Elowyn Corby’s 2013 PJSA Thesis Award

Swarthmore alums win PJSA thesis awards two years in a row

Elowyn Corby ’13 received the Undergraduate Thesis Award from the Peace and Justice Studies Association this weekend. Sa’ed Atshan ’05 was there in Waterloo, Ontario to congratulate her. We also learned that last year’s Graduate Thesis Award went to a Swarthmore alum, Sara Koopman, who graduated in 1993. Prof. Joy Charlton was her adviser and … Continue reading Swarthmore alums win PJSA thesis awards two years in a row

Elowyn Corby ’13 Awarded Undergraduate Student Thesis Award by the Peace and Justice Studies Association

We are thrilled to announce that Elowyn Corby, class of 2013, has been awarded the 2013 Undergraduate Student Thesis Award by the Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) for her honors thesis titled “Training for Change: Moving from Theory to Practice in Adult Education for Empowerment.” The PJSA is a professional association for scholars, K-12 … Continue reading Elowyn Corby ’13 Awarded Undergraduate Student Thesis Award by the Peace and Justice Studies Association

Two Swatties Earn National Award for Work in Peace & Conflict Studies

— by Ryan Dougherty via Swarthmore News and Events, January 8th 2021 For the first time in its history, the Peace and Justice Studies Association’s (PJSA) award for best paper went to two students this year — and they’re both Swarthmoreans. The selection committee honored both Lucy Jones ’20, who explored the experiences of Central American … Continue reading Two Swatties Earn National Award for Work in Peace & Conflict Studies

Layla Hazaineh ’20 Wins Next Generation Peacemaker Award

Congratulations to Layla Hazaineh ’20 from all of us in the Peace and Conflict Studies Program!! From Swarthmore News and Events By Brittni Teresi ’19 October 23rd, 2018 Layla Hazaineh ’20 recently received international recognition for her efforts on behalf of women who have been harassed and treated unfairly. The peace & conflict studies major received the Next Generation … Continue reading Layla Hazaineh ’20 Wins Next Generation Peacemaker Award

Daniel Hirschel-Burns ’14 awarded the 2014 Peace and Justice Studies Association Undergraduate Paper Award

We are thrilled to announce that, for the second year in a row, a Swarthmore peace and conflict studies special major has won the Peace and Justice Studies Association‘s Undergraduate Student Paper Award. Danny Hirschel Burns ’14 will receive this year’s award for his thesis, “Filling the Gap: Nonviolent Strategies for Civilian Self-protection during Mass Atrocities.” (Elowyn … Continue reading Daniel Hirschel-Burns ’14 awarded the 2014 Peace and Justice Studies Association Undergraduate Paper Award

Reina Chano ’09 received the 2010 Elise Boulding Award

This is a quick follow up on a previous blog post announcing: Reina Chano ‘09, an honors minor in Peace and Conflict Studies (History major), has been awarded the Elise M. Boulding Undergraduate Student Paper Award by the Peace, War, and Social Conflict Section (PWSC) of the American Sociological Association (ASA) for a paper, “Youth … Continue reading Reina Chano ’09 received the 2010 Elise Boulding Award

Reina Chano (class of 2009) awarded the Elise M. Boulding Undergraduate Student Paper Award by the Peace War and Social Conflict Section of the American Sociological Association

We are happy to announce that Reina Chano ’09, an honors minor in Peace and Conflict Studies (History major), has been awarded the Elise M. Boulding Undergraduate Student Paper Award by the Peace, War, and Social Conflict Section of the American Sociological Association (ASA) for a paper, “Youth in Northern Ireland: The Role of Narratives … Continue reading Reina Chano (class of 2009) awarded the Elise M. Boulding Undergraduate Student Paper Award by the Peace War and Social Conflict Section of the American Sociological Association

Danny Hirschel Burns ’14 on his special major in Peace and Conflict Studies

This piece by Anna Gonzales appeared in The Phoenix on November 12, 2015 Danny Hirschel Burns was the 2014 recipient of the Peace and Justice Studies Association Undergraduate Thesis Award for the thesis he talks about in this article. Special majors forge own innovative academic paths While most students at the college choose to major in … Continue reading Danny Hirschel Burns ’14 on his special major in Peace and Conflict Studies