Who are we?

  • We study, teach, and advocate for nonviolent philosophies, the prevention of conflict, and peacebuilding strategies shown to be successful.
  • We seek to be a resource to BSU and the Central Indiana community regarding the peaceful resolution, reduction, and prevention of conflict.
  • We offer an undergraduate minor compatible with all undergraduate majors.  

What is our mission?

Led by an interdisciplinary Advisory Board of 26 university and community members, the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies supports and pursues scholarship, education, training, consultation, and outreach focused on addressing direct, structural, and cultural forms of violence and conflict.

What are our goals?

  • To prevent and resolve conflict;
  • To facilitate inclusive excellence, health, well-being, social responsibility, and social justice;
  • To offer mediation services to individuals, groups, and organizations;
  • To train individuals in conflict prevention and resolution, mediation, peace-building, leadership, and sportspersonship skills;
  • To engage in public and sports diplomacy, and cultural and educational exchange as part of local, regional, national, and international collaborative and interprofessional projects designed to promote mutual understanding, appreciation, cooperation, respect, inclusive excellence, social responsibility, health, well-being, and social justice.


We value courage, integrity, inclusiveness, social responsibility, gratitude, excellence, innovation, interprofessional collaboration, health, well-being, and social justice as integral to our work. 

Who are the leaders?

Where are we located?The Center for Peace and Conflict Studies at 310, N. McKinley Avenue

310 McKinley Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306
White house across from South Shelter bus stop!
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Want to know more? 

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