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Director: Dale T. Snauwaert, PhD
Staff: Dave Ragland, ABD; Kathryn Crawford, doctoral student
The purpose of the Center for Nonviolence & Democratic Education (CNDE) is to understand and educate, locally and globally, for a nonviolent, democratic, peaceful, ecologically sustainable, and just society. CNDE provides an interdisciplinary forum for the study of nonviolence and democratic education, within which a number of research initiatives are being undertaken, as well as curriculum development and the organization of seminars, symposia, discussion groups, etc. CNDE is an expression of The University of Toledo’s mission to “improve the human condition” through research and education.
In general CNDE is devoted to the pursuit of the following three broad questions:
(1) What are the causes and ways of preventing all forms of violence, including injustice, locally, nationally, internationally, and globally?
(2) What moral, political, and social frameworks support a democratic, just, peaceful, and ecologically sustainable society?
(3) What kind of education is needed to create and sustain a democratic, just, peaceful, and ecologically sustainable soci
InFactis Pax is a peer-reviewed online journal of peace education and social justice dedicated to the examination of issues central to the formation of a peaceful society - the prevention of violence, political challenges to peace and democratic societies.Social justice, democracy, and human flourishing are the core factors which highlight the importance of the role of education in building peaceful societies.
Please visit the In Factis Pax Homepage Here
The Center for Noviolence and Democratic Education is supported by faculty affiliates of the University of Toledo as well as local, state, national and global affiliate organizations who engage in activities consistent with CNDE's mission.
The Center for Nonviolence and Democratic Education
Gilliam Hall, Mail Stop 921
The University of Toledo - Main Campus
2801 West Bancroft Street
Toledo, OH. 43606-3390