Peace Studies and Peace Science (minor)
Peace studies and peace science provide interdisciplinary opportunities for graduate students to deepen their knowledge of international security; the structure and function of multinational systems; and the general areas of conflict analysis, conflict management, and conflict resolution. The peace science minor emphasizes mathematical modeling and game-theoretic models; the peace studies minor emphasizes historical, institutional, and policy-oriented approaches. The minors are intended to complement basic study in such fields as Agricultural Economics, City and Regional Planning, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Economics, Government, Industrial and Labor Relations, Operations Research, Psychology, Sociology, and Science and Technology Studies.
Required Course: 2-credit course, Govt 7937, Proseminar in Peace Studies
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.
The Proseminar in Peace Studies offers a multidisciplinary review of issues related to peace and conflict at the graduate level. The course is led by the director of the Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies and is based on the Institute's weekly seminar series, featuring outside visitors and Cornell faculty.
When Offered Fall, spring.
Course Subfield (IR)
Satisfies Requirement Taking two semesters of the course fulfills the basic requirement of the graduate minor in Peace Studies and Peace Science.
Subject and Degrees
Concentrations by Subject
Peace Science (minor)
- peace science (minor)
Peace Studies (minor)
- peace studies (minor)