Conrad Grebel University College
140 Westmount Road North
Waterloo, ON, Canada N2L 3G6
The kinds of problems engineers seek to address, and the ways they seek to address them, should matter for anyone interested in advancing peace in the world.
Topics covered in this Peace and Conflict Studies course include:
- historical connections between the discipline of engineering and warfare
- understanding the engineering method and mindset
- technological frontiers for peacebuilding
Taught by a Waterloo engineering grad and member of the university’s Science and Technology in Society Teaching Group, this course connects theory and practice through frequent guest speakers, engaging readings, and weekly in-class assignments.