By the Numbers

2022-23 By the Numbers:

  • Social media followers: Facebook-10,036, Twitter-9,177, Instagram-1,880

  • The Kroc Cast podcast: 10 episodes produced

  • Peace Accords Matrix reports, on the status of the peace accord implementation in Colombia: 3 reports and 10 policy briefs produced

  • Website news stories: 44 published

  • Publicity in academic publications, consumer news outlets, books, and Notre Dame communications channels, among others: 395

  • Events hosted or led: 48

Kroc Team

Staff Members: 22

Core Faculty Members: 25

Faculty Fellows: 72

Visiting Research Fellows: 8

Notre Dame Student Peace Conference:

Attracted more than 120 participants from 27 colleges and universities representing more than 15 countries around the globe: Armenia, Canada, China, Colombia, England, Egypt, Germany, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Northern Ireland, Pakistan, Uganda, the United States, and Venezuela.

Alumni Network:

Includes more than 1,900 peacebuilders around the world, made up of approximately 1,200 undergraduate alumni, with another 700+ alumni from the master’s and PhD programs, and graduate-level students with minors in peace studies. Collectively, the network spans more than 100 countries around the globe.

The Peace Studies Class of 2022-23:

Undergraduate Program:

  • 74 students made up the peace studies program, enrolled as either supplementary majors or interdisciplinary minors.

  • An additional 25 students participated in the international peace studies concentration through the Keough School's global affairs supplementary major.

  • 27 seniors graduated in May 2023.

MGA-IPS Concentration:

  • 7 students graduated in December 2022, whose studies had been disrupted by the pandemic.

  • An additional 17 students graduated from the program in May 2023.

  • In the 2022–23 academic year, 15 incoming students representing 13 countries chose to pursue a concentration in International Peace Studies (IPS) as part of the Keough School’s Master of Global Affairs program.

Graduate minors in peace studies:

  • 13 students completed a graduate minor in peace studies in 2023.


  • 5 new Ph.D. students were admitted in fall 2022.

  • 2 Ph.D. degrees were conferred in spring 2023.