The School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR) is a leader in George Mason University’s commitment to be a university for the world, leveraging our long history of research and practice in real world conflicts and our strength in preparing graduates to engage in local and global challenges. We continue building on our reputation as the internationally recognized leader of the field and preeminent school at which to study conflict resolution at all degree levels.

Making a Difference at S-CAR

Students, alumni, and faculty tell personal, and varied, stories of what brought them to the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR) and how their experience here drives their impact on the world. After more than three decades, S-CAR continues leading the field of conflict resolution and peacebuilding, educating thousands of students who have made the world a better, more peaceful place.

Priority Funding Needs

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    Point of View
    • Capital projects ($1 million)
    • Endowment ($500,000)
    • Programs and research ($20,000)
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    Faculty Research Funding
    ($2 million)
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    Doctoral Candidate Funding
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Maria Seniw

Director of Development
703-993-8763 |

“This is an opportunity to invest in world-class faculty and students who are committed to transforming the lives of those trapped in destructive cycles of violence. No institution is better positioned than Mason to lead. Now is the time for us to step forward.”

—Dean Kevin Avruch