About the Department
The Department of Conflict Resolution, Human Security, and Global Governance at  houses two world-class research centers. Through these centers, faculty and students work closely together to develop innovative approaches to complex problems.

Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development
Promoting conflict resolution, democracy, economic development, education building, media development, and legal and judicial reform through partnerships and training programs across the globe. Visit CPDD website.
Center for Governance and Sustainability
Linking analytical rigor and policy action in environmental, developmental and sustainability governance globally through state-of-the-art research, interactive dialogue, and comprehensive training for innovative leadership. Visit CGS website.

Graduate Programs
The department offers several graduate programs including Master of Arts in Conflict ResolutionGraduate Certificate in Conflict ResolutionInternational Relations Master’s Program, and PhD Program in Global Governance and Human Security

About the University
The University of Massachusetts Boston is nationally recognized as a model of excellence for urban public universities. Part of the UMass system, UMass Boston combines a small-college experience with the vast resources of a major research university. The University of Massachusetts Boston is a public research university with a dynamic culture of teaching and learning, and a special commitment to urban and global engagement. Our vibrant, multi-cultural educational environment encourages our broadly diverse campus community to thrive and succeed. Our distinguished scholarship, dedicated teaching, and engaged public service are mutually reinforcing, creating new knowledge while serving the public good of our city, our commonwealth, our nation, and our world.

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