Peace in Rwanda

Renée LaReau | Apr. 10, 2014 | Notre Dame College of Arts and Letters

Danielle Fulmer

Danielle Fulmer, a Notre Dame Ph.D. student in sociology and peace studies, has received a three-year graduate research fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the impact of women on community-level peacebuilding efforts in Rwanda.

Fulmer, a first-year doctoral student, will focus on how the participation of women in local peacebuilding efforts affects their long-term effectiveness.

“Academics and practitioners alike agree on the importance of including women in peace processes, and the role of gender inequality as a risk factor for violent conflict,” Fulmer says. “Community-level peacebuilding efforts are crucial for social change, but more research is needed to understand how these efforts affect conflict recurrence and gender equality over the long term.”

Read more at the College of Arts and Letters

 by Daily Domer Staff

Posted In: Spotlights