The Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution 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 the Carter School

Students, alumni, and faculty tell personal, and varied, stories of what brought them to the Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution and how their experience here drives their impact on the world. After more than three decades, the Carter School (previously known as 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
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“By becoming the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution, we’ve started the next phase of our journey as an institution committed to furthering both the research and practice of conflict resolution. In this effort, we are taking the Carters’ unwavering dedication to peace as our beacon and our guide.”

—Dean Alpaslan Özerdem