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Peace & Conflict Studies Blog

Month: May 2021

  • Honors Program Adapts and Thrives in Virtual Environment

    Professor Smithey’s and Prof. Paddon Rhoads’ honors seminars were covered in this story by Ryan Dougherty about the honors program during the pandemic. “Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies and Sociology Lee Smithey invited six authors to join his honors seminar on nonviolent civil resistance. Students heard the inside story from the writers whose books…

  • My Swat Story: Luke Neureiter ’22

    My Swat Story: Luke Neureiter ’22

    [This piece was published as part of the College’s Meet Swarthmore initiative on April 26th, 2021] He Never Saw Himself at Swarthmore “My dad went to Swarthmore and was part of the class of ’87. As I like to say on my admissions tours, for 18 of my 20 years, I did not want to…

  • Philosopher Krista Thomason Awarded National Humanities Center Fellowship

    Associate Professor of Philosophy Krista Thomason was recently recognized as a leading scholar by the National Humanities Center (NHC) with a 2021 residential fellowship to continue work on her second book project, Worms in the Garden: Bad Feelings in a Good Life. The residential fellowship will allow Thomason to spend her sabbatical year at the NHC working alongside other fellows,…