Research Grants

The Kroc Institute offers grants of up to $5,000 to Kroc Institute core faculty members and faculty fellows, to enhance current research or initiate new research projects broadly related to peace studies. More information can be found here.

In 2022-23, Kroc Institute grants were awarded to:

Ellis Adjei Adams, Assistant Professor of Geography and Environmental Policy

Project: “Integrated Land Dispute Resolution Systems in sub-Saharan Africa: Opportunities, Pitfalls, and Lessons from Ghana”

Victoria Tin-bor Hui, Associate Professor of Political Science

Project: “Narrative Justice for Hong Kong When All Is Lost”

Eileen M. Hunt, Professor of Political Science

Project: “The Women Who Made Orwell”

Jennifer Huynh, Assistant Professor of American Studies

Project: “Sentenced Home: Vietnamese and Cambodian Refugees and the Carceral State”

Olivier Morel, Joint Associate Professor, Romance Languages and Literatures and Film, Television, and Theatre

Project: “Hélène Cixous’s resilience: Literary Creation and the Jewish-German Trauma”

Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi, Associate Professor of English; Concurrent Faculty, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures

Project: “A Love Supreme”

Darren Dochuk, Andrew V. Tackes College Professor of History; Director of Graduate Studies

Project: "Lake Elsinore: A Cold War History of Climate Change, Water Politics, Hard Religion, and Hate”

E. Mark Cummings, William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families Professor of Psychology

Project: “Training of Palestinian coders of family interactions for an intervention study,” funded by NIMH

Josefina Echavarría Alvarez, Professor of the Practice; Director of the Peace Accords Matrix

Project: "Colombian Truth Commission’s archives”

Emmanuel Katongole, Professor of Theology and Peace Studies

Project: "Sowing Hope: Ecology, Integral Human Development and Theological Peacebuilding”

Rory McVeigh, Nancy Reeves Dreux Professor in Sociology; Director, Center for the Study of Social Movements

Project: "Politics and Privilege: How Status Hierarchies Structure Politics, Polarization, and Inequality in the U.S.”

Dana Moss, Associate Professor of Sociology

Project: "Explaining Intra-Institutional Rebellion Using The Case Of The US War in Vietnam (1965-75)”

Atalia Omer, Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peace Studies

Project: “Not A Villa in the Jungle: Reorienting Jewish Identity”

Gwendolyn Purifoye, Assistant Professor of Racial Justice and Conflict Transformation

Project: “Gary, IN: Strong as Steel, Even Under Fire”