In the past few years, Advisory Board Members of the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies have collaborated with each other and other individuals and Centers affiliated with the Ball State community in securing the following grants:


“Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program Undergraduate Institute 2015: Social Entrepreneurship & Community Development.” $157,162. Meridian International Center.


"Sport for Social Change: Tajikistan." $302,199. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.*

Grant awarded (Holland & Gerstein), 2013. “Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program Institute on Entrepreneurship and Community Development.” $177,635. Meridian International Center.

Pictured below: Professor Gerstein and Professor Clark Muntean with Iraqi Students in the Entrepreneurship Program


“The Benjamin V. Cohen Conference: Promoting Non-violence at Home and Beyond.” $2,000. United States Institute of Peace and the Institute of International Education.

“Establishment of a university partnership with Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan.” $1 million. U.S. Department of State.*

Pictured below: Provost King and Professor Gerstein with guests from Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan

“Sport for peace with student leaders at Sutton Elementary School.” $1,621. American Psychological Association Division 48 (Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict, and Violence).


“Mediation training for university and community members.”$2,474. H.C. Gemmer Family Christian Foundation.

“Soccer for Peace and Understanding in Jordan.” $212,739.Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.*

“Sport for Peace: Longfellow Student Leadership Program.”$1,850. Indiana Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.


“Dove for Peaceful Academic Communities,” $500. RonaldMcDonald Foundation of Indiana, Indianapolis, Indiana.


“Dove for Peaceful Academic Communities,” $3000. CommunityFoundation of Muncie & Delaware County, Inc., Muncie, Indiana.

Note. *In collaboration with the Ball State Center for International Development.