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Spring 2016 Course Offerings

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PJS 1 Introduction to Peace and Justice Studies Graham
PJS/FAH 2 Art History 1700 – Present McClellan
PS 61 Introduction to International Relations Taliaferro
PJS 99 Internships in Creating Social Change Bryan
PJS 150-05 Introduction to Conflict Resolution Graham
PJS 150-07 Race and U.S. Africa Policy Robinson
PJS 150-10 Introduction to Human Rights Graham
PJS/ENG 160 Environmental Justice & World Literature Roy
PJS/ENG 170 Understanding Civil Wars: Internal Wars and Response Greenhill
PJS 190 Integrative Seminar: Peace, Justice, & Social Change Cohen
PJS 198 Senior Honors Thesis Hitchner


PJS does not set a fixed group of electives but encourages, through close consultation with an advisor, the development of a course sequence that embodies a theme and builds toward a significant senior project. Three are required for the major, four for the Certificate. A partial listing and suggested themes follow.

Conflict and Violence
SOC 94-06 Sociology of Violence Nava-Coulter
SOC 181 War, Peace, State and Society Joseph
AFR 147-08 Special Topics: Culture & Conflict in East Africa Jaysane-Darr

ARB 92-01 Special Topics: Gender and Sexuality in the M.E. Abowd
REL 053 Feminist Theologies Hutaff
WGSS 85-02 Transgender Lives Weber

CH 55 Race, Ethnicity & Healthcare Tendulkar
SOC 70 Immigration and American Society Marrow
PS 176 Migration/Refugees/Citizens Greenhill

ANTH 042 Extreme Environments Bailey
UEP 221 Climate Change Policy Planning Rappaport
EC 30 Environmental Economics Gleason

Economic/Community Development
EC 191-01 Urbanization in the Developing World Hardman
ANTH 20 Global Cities Stanton
SOC 113 Urban Sociology Vecitis

Citizen Action/Social Activism
PS 118-06 Organizing for Social Change LeBlanc
ED 92-04 Prosocial Education for a Democratic Society Donahue-Keegan
CH 188-03 Health and Human Rights Ona

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