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Spring 2017 Course Offerings

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PJS 1 Introduction to Peace and Justice Studies Donahoe
PJS/FAH 2 Introduction to World Art II Melius
PJS 99 Internship in Social Change Organizations Bryan
PJS 141 Global Justice McPherson
PJS 150-01 Introduction to Conflict Resolution Donahoe
PJS 150-07 Race & U.S. Africa Policy Robinson
PJS 150-08 Bosnia after Dayton Hitchner
PJS/ENG 160 Environmental Justice & World Literature Ammons
PJS 190 Integrative Seminar: Peace, Justice, & Social Change Cohen
PJS 198 Senior Honors Thesis Staff
PS 61 Introduction to International Relations Beckley


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
HIST 109 Decolonization: Colonialism and Decolonization Manjapra
SOC 94-06 Sociology of Violence Nava-Coulter
SOC 181 War, Peace, State and Society Joseph
PS 188/WGSS 185-07 Gender Issues in World Politics Eichenberg

ANTH 146 Global Feminisms Pinto
HIST 139 Women & Gender in East Asian Trade Xu
REL 104 Feminist Theologies Hutaff

Race and Ethnicities
AMER 94-02 Latino Theatre and Film Montez
PS 119 American Racial Politics Masuoka
REL 102 Religion, Race, and Nation Curtis
SOC 70 Immigration, Race, and U.S. Society Marrow

BIO 185 Food For All: Ecology, Biotechnology, and Sustainability Orians
EC 30 Environmental Policy, Plans & Politics Rappaport
ENV 94 Climate Change Policy Planning Rappaport

Economic/Community Development
EC 191-01 Urbanization in the Developing World Hardman
ANTH 20 Global Cities Stanton
UEP 221 Climate Change Policy Planning Rappaport

Citizen Action/Social Activism
ED 92-04 Pro-Social Schooling for a Democratic Society Donahue-Keegan
PS 118-02 Organizing for Social Change LeBlanc
CH 188-02 Health and Human Rights Ona

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