Journal for Peace and Justice Studies

The Journal for Peace and Justice Studies publishes work from a variety of disciplines, including, but not limited to, education, law, nursing, philosophy, theology, social and political theory, and public policy. 

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The Center for Peace and Justice Education has produced the Journal for Peace and Justice Studies biannually since 1988. The Journal publishes peer-reviewed scholarship from a variety of disciplines, including philosophy, theology, social and political theory, and public policy, on substantive problems of peace and justice. The opinions expressed in articles and reviews are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the publishers, editors, or the Center for Peace and Justice Education, Villanova University.

Electronic subscriptions to the journal are available through the Philosophy Documentation Center

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Faculty Research

Our faculty and affiliated faculty have written books, presented papers and received national recognitions.

Eugene McCarraher, PhD, The Enchantments of Mammon: How Capitalism Became the Religion of Modernity, Harvard University Press, 2019

William Werpehowski, PhD, and Kathryn Getek Soltis, PhD, Virtue and the Moral Life: Theological and Philosophical Perspectives, ed., Lexington Books, 2016

Rick Eckstein, PhD, “How College Athletics Are Hurting Girls' Sports: The Pay-to-Play Pipeline, Rowman & Littlefield, 2017

Camille D. Burge, and Cindy D. Kam, “Racial Resentment and Public Opinion Across the Racial Divide,” Political Research Quarterly, 2019

Camille D. Burge, Melissa Hodges, and Rio Rinaldi. 2019. “Family Matters? Exploring Media Coverage of Presidential Candidates’ Families by Race and Gender,” Politics, Groups and Identities, 2020

Billie Murray, “Who Are We, Where Are We, and What Can We Do? The ‘Place’ of Localized Activism in the Global Extraordinary Rendition and Torture Program,” Western Journal of Communication, 2017.

Billie Murray, “The Sphere, the Screen, and the Square: ‘Locating’ Occupy in the Public Sphere” Communication Theory, 2016.

Kathryn Getek Soltis, “Can Justice Demand Prison Abolition?Church Life Journal, 2019

Kathryn Getek Soltis, “Raising Our Kids: Social and Theological Accounts of Child-Rearing amid Inequality and Mass Incarceration,” Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics, 38 (1): 95-112, 2018

Carol W. Anthony, “Modelling Malcolm: Teaching Whiteness through the Life and Work of Malcolm X” in Images of Whiteness, ed. Clarissa Behar and Anastasia Chung (Brill, 2019).

Tim Horner, “Toxic Justice: Catholic Social Teaching and Genocidal Ideology,” 2013


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Each semester, the Center for Peace and Justice Education hosts a lunch for faculty and staff to learn about the PJ-related research of one of our colleagues from around the university. Faculty interested in sharing their research should contact the Director or Assistant Director.