Hanne M. Watkins joins Peace Program

We welcome Hannah M. Watkins to the Peace program as a Post Doctoral Fellow in Fall, 2018

Hanne M. Watkins holds a BA (Hons.) in Psychology and Linguistics, and a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Melbourne, in Australia. She also completed her Ph.D. in Social Psychology at the University of Melbourne, in 2016. Her main research interests are moral psychology, intergroup conflict, and philosophical “just war theory,” which is why her thesis was on how people make moral judgments about killing in war.

Topol Summit brings together nonviolence scholars, practitioners and students

For the sixty scholars, practitioners, and students who gathered for the 2017 Topol Summit on Transforming the Research and Practice of Nonviolent Activism, the day was an opportunity to share ideas and inspiration across fields—and to strategize about how to use their individual perspectives and expertise to find new, creative approaches to conflict resolution.

Our Faculty, Students and Graduates in the News

Ervin Staub Recipient of the 2019 Kurt Lewin award of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues.

Ervin Staub
Ervin Staub is the recipient of the 2019 Kurt Lewin award of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. This award is given “for outstanding contributions to the development and integration of psychological research and social action,” with a formal address at the Society’s convention in San Diego in June 2019 and its publication in the Journal of Social Issues. 

Linda Tropp has been awarded a Chancellor’s Leadership Fellowship for 2019

photo of Linda Tropp

Six faculty have been awarded Chancellor’s Leadership Fellowships for 2019, according to John McCarthy, provost and senior vice chancellor for academic affairs and Anna Branch, associate chancellor for equity and inclusion.

Linda Tropp, professor of social psychology, is working with associate chancellor Anna Branch in the office of equity and inclusion.

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