• Ms. Castleberry speaking at the opening of the Castleberry Peace Institute.

  • Participants of the 2013 UNT Research Experience for Undergraduates in “Conflict Management and Peace Science” funded by the National Science Foundation.

  • UNT students and faculty with Vivian Castleberry at the Annual Peacemakers Luncheon in Fall 2012.

  • Congratulations to Angela Nichols and Christine Balarezo on placing second and third, respectively, in the Graduate Student Global Research Competition!


In 2010, the University of North Texas (UNT) became the home of the Castleberry Peace Institute (CPI), the first peace research institute in the state of Texas. The Castleberry institute is devoted to cutting edge peace science research that advances our understanding of why conflicts occur, how they can be brought to an earlier and less destructive end, and what can be done to build a more durable peace in the aftermath of armed conflict.

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