Peace, Justice & Conflict Transformation Program: Background and History

Read the following to understand the genesis and history of the PJCT program.

From Pacifism to Service Learning: How Peace Studies Began at UofL

A description of the history and development of PJCT from the perspective of the co-founder in first Director. Originally written in 2015 for the 10th anniversary of Rotary's program at Chulalongkorn University, it was lightly revised in June, 2019.

Tom Diener, Rotary, Peace Studies, and UofL

An outline of the crucial role of Dr. Tom Diener and the East Sunrise Louisville Club of Rotary International in supporting the sabbatical plan of Dr. Russell Vandenbroucke to attend Rotary's Peace and Conflict Studies program at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand in 2007. This proved seminal to the create of a program in Peace Studies at UofL.


Chronology of significant dates and developments, PJCT program, 2008-2019

Participants in Steering Committee and Others Contributing to Peace Studies, 2008 ff.

A list of individuals who have helped to conceive the program and support it along its way.

PJCT Proposal to Faculty Senate

The proposal was revised in August 2012 following approval of the program by the A&S Curriculum Committee in the fall of 2011.

Student Roster

Roster of students who have completed the certificate, including the name of their service learning site.