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We study the causes of conflict violence and how peace and justice are built

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We're the Castleberry Peace Institute.

We're 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.

Vivian Castleberry

Vivian Anderson Castleberry is the founder of Peacemaker's Incorporated.

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Your gift can help to bring speakers to campus, provide scholarships, and support students and research.

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Research Projects

The institute supports several projects, including an NSF-REU program on Civil Conflict Management and Peace Science.

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Celebration with Our Student Groups Who Visited Colombia
Posted on March 15, 2024
An amazing week learning about peacebuilding in Medellin Colombia with a most amazing group of students from UNT.
Posted on March 7, 2024
Peacebuilding in Aracataca
Posted on February 8, 2024
Castleberry Peace Institute and International Studies Team Up for Free Movie Night
Posted on January 29, 2024
Castleberry Peace Institute wins National Science Foundation grant
Posted on December 31, 2023
Professors DeMeritt and Meernik attend Peace Table in Aracataca, Colombia, December 30, 2023
Posted on November 27, 2023
Inner Peace and Outer Peace
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