Chair and Associate Professor, Prelaw Advisor
Phone: (262) 472-1124
Location: Laurentide 5130
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
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.
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.
Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on` and participatory instructional techniques. Repeatable
Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad. Repeatable
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
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable