Ailish Hopper, Poetry and poetics, new narrative practices, nonviolence and creative action, mediative capacity, and community building 


Joseph Morton, professor emeritus
Richard Pringle, Relational psychology

Associate Professors

Seble Dawit, Human rights and humanitarian law, gender and rights, non-profit organizations, advocacy and strategy, futuring

Assistant Professors 

Jennifer Bess, Early modern prose and poetry, education and public health, Native American studies and ethnic-American literature


Brian Francois, community cultural development, community-based and civic theatre, peace performance, theatre of the oppressed (TO), youth theatre


Frances Donelan, professor emeritus, conflict resolution, mediation, community building, non-violence history and mechanics
Nancy Magnuson, Library science, information retrieval, library research methods


General Information

For more information about the Peace Studies program, please contact the Office of Admissions at 1-800-GOUCHER (ext. 6100), or by e-mail at