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Ph.D. Student Named Pepe Fellow in Peace Studies

Author: Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

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Matthew Chandler, a Notre Dame doctoral student in sociology and peace studies, has been named the Steven D. Pepe Ph.D. Fellow in Peace Studies for the 2015–2016 academic year. Matthew’s research and teaching interests include nonviolent social movements and revolutions, political culture, social networks, and social theory. His dissertation project investigates the linkages between civil resistance and peacebuilding, with a particular focus on the dynamics of contentious political transition in Egypt since the uprising against Hosni Mubarak in 2011. He is also actively engaged in innovative research on communication networks with the D

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