Political Science

Contact Information

Jolly Emrey
Chair and Associate Professor, Prelaw Advisor
Phone: (262) 472-1124
Location: Laurentide 5130

Peace & Justice Studies Courses

  • INTRODUCTION TO PEACE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
    Peace and Justice Studies 200, Credits: 3

    Introduction to Peace and Social Justice teaches an interdisciplinary approach to understanding peace -- as more than the absence of war. It explores mulitple ways to create the conditions where social justice can flourish from global to local levels. Themes: non-violence, conflict resolution, human rights, environmental sustainability, and social inequallity

  • RESTORATIVE JUSTICE
    Peace and Justice Studies 375, Credits: 3

    This course offers an overview of Restorative Justice including a consideration of definitions, cultural roots, theoretical orgins, key principles, models and practices, global conflicts and peaceful resolutions, controversial issues, and future directions. The course also provides a critical assessment of the potential of Restorative Justice as well as its limitations.

  • SPECIAL TOPICS IN PEACE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE
    Peace and Justice Studies 488, Credits: 3

    The Capstone Special Topics teaches interdisciplinary analytical approaches to peace and social justice. Based on the sponsoring department, the topics under investigation will vary. Students will learn peace-building skills through theoretical and practical exercises and active participation in the face of fundamental environmental, economic and human crises.

  • WORKSHOP
    Peace and Justice Studies 490, Credits: 1-3

    Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on` and participatory instructional techniques. Repeatable

  • TRAVEL STUDY
    Peace and Justice Studies 491, Credits: 1-3

    Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad. Repeatable

  • SPECIAL STUDIES
    Peace and Justice Studies 496, Credits: 1-3

    Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings. Repeatable

  • EXCHANGE STUDY
    Peace and Justice Studies 497, Credits: 1-12

    Variable topics.

  • INDEPENDENT STUDY
    Peace and Justice Studies 498, Credits: 1-3

    Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable

Location

College of Letters & Sciences
Laurentide Hall 4100
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

Resources For

Faculty/Staff Contact

Office of the Dean
Rebecca Reichert
Phone: (262) 472-1621
E-mail: reicherr@uww.edu

Student Contact

Advising Office
Phone: (262) 472-1550
E-mail: lsadvise@uww.edu

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