UVU Peace and Justice Studies Program
We seek to understand reasons for and solutions to the complex problems of violence
and injustice and to contribute to peaceful and just alternatives. Four core areas
of interdisciplinary study guide our mission:
Why Choose a Peace and Justice Studies Minor or Integrated Studies Emphasis?
Our globe is in need of peacemakers and justice-doers. Solutions to problems of violence
and injustice begin with knowledge, understanding, and analysis of the causes of violence
What Careers will Peace and Justice Studies Prepare you for?
Matters of peace and justice are of perennial- and growing- concern. Earning a Peace
and Justice Studies minor will place the student in a multi-faceted market of career
opportunities including law, social work, meditation and conflict resolution, economic
development, diplomacy, nonprofit management, education, government service and more.
Gain an understanding of effective means to achieve peace and justice at interpersonal,
community, national and international levels. Earn a peace and justice studies minor
or an integrated studies emphasis.
We invite you to meet with Dr. Michael Minch, Director of Peace and Justice Studies.