Justice and Peace Studies

The Justice and Peace Council of Niagara University developed this interdisciplinary minor as a manifestation of the university's mission to assist and understand the needs of others. It is designed to provide students with an understanding of issues that affect the aims of justice and peace in the United States and in the global community. The role of liberty and restraint, violence and conflict resolution, justice and despotism, and ideology and empiricism are examined.


The justice and peace studies minor is a interdisciplinary program. It requires the completion of six courses. On completion of the minor program, a certificate in justice and peace studies will be awarded to the student. Students wishing to pursue the minor in justice and peace studies should contact the coordinator.