Visit to Richland College: The “Peace Pole” College

By: David J. Smith, March 22, 2017 Richland College in Dallas, TX sponsors the Institute for Peace to promote peace studies awareness.  I first visited Richland in 2006 when I was at the U.S. Institute of Peace. This past week I had the honor of returning after 11 years. The college is one of the mostContinue reading “Visit to Richland College: The “Peace Pole” College”

On the Frontier of Peace and Conflict Studies: Tulsa Community College

By: David J. Smith, February 16, 2015 The American frontier of the 19th century conjures up images of western towns lacking law and order, cattle drives and rodeos, not so peaceful encounters between eastern migrating “whites” and native populations, and pioneering farmers and their families staking out land claims. This imagery is particularly powerful in Oklahoma, which wasContinue reading “On the Frontier of Peace and Conflict Studies: Tulsa Community College”