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Professor Shalom Staub

Course - Conflict and Conflict Resolution Studies

Their final paper for the course stems from their experience applying a combination of theories from their readings on conflict resolution within the game Peacemaker, a simulation of the Palestinian and Israeli conflict.


Professor Ed Webb

Course – Empires

Students in course play a historical scenario created within the game Civilization IV.  They then attempt to explain the differing outcomes from history by using Todorov’s book “The Conquest of America: The Question of the Other”.


Professor Fratantuono

Course – Globalization, Sustainability and Security

Professor Fratantuono used game Civilization IV as a way of introducing his students to systems level thinking on the topic and compared its inherent arguments with other sources on the topic including speakers from the Carlisle War College and “Guns, Germs, and Steel” by Jared Diamond.