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.

Tawakkol Karman, 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Recipient

On Wednesday, April 4, 2018 the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Tawakkol Karman spent a day at UMass, culminated by a talk in the Bernie Dallas Room to a large crowd on the topic of 

Nonviolence as a Means of Struggle, Change and Success

Tawakkol Karman was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011 in recognition of her work in non-violent struggle for the expression rights, safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work in Yemen.

While here on campus, she met with undergraduate and graduate students before giving her talk.

Sponsored by UMass Amherst Psychology of Peace and Violence Program and the UMass Lowell Greeley Scholars for Peace Studies Award

 

Statement of Solidarity with Academics for Peace

The Psychology of Peace and Violence Program stands in solidarity with the signatories of the January 2016 Peace Petition, who are now facing a fresh round of criminal indictments.
Read our full statement

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Linda Tropp celebrates publishing of Making Research Matter: A Psychologist's Guide to Public Engagement

The Public Engagement Project presents:
Making Research Matter: ​Sharing Insights on Public Engagement, a celebration of the recently released book, Making Research Matter: A Psychologist's Guide to Public Engagement (Linda Tropp, Editor), for a panel and open discussion on how to engage effectively with diverse public audiences. 

Linda Tropp Edits Psychologist’s Guide to Public Engagement

Psychologist’s Guide to Public Engagement

Linda Tropp has edited a new book “Making Research Matter: A Psychologist’s Guide to Public Engagement.”
The book gathers well-known experts to discuss how researchers can impact a broader audience, by lending their scientific expertise to pressing social issues, current events, and public debates.

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