Dr. Hoda Mahmoudi
October 23, 2014

On Oct. 29, the Bahá'í Chair for World Peace continued its Structural Racism and the Root Causes of Prejudice Series with remarks by Phillip J. Bowman, Ph.D. of the University of Michigan and John L. Jackson, Jr., Ph.D., of the University of Pennsylvania.

Lisa Jackson
October 13, 2014

The Bahá’í Chair for World Peace presented the 2014 Fall Lecture, “Journeys to Justice: From Victim to Survivor,” featuring Lisa F. Jackson, documentary filmmaker, Emmy Award and Sundance Jury Prize winner.

May 02, 2014

Article by Lauren Kirkwood from ConE.

March 05, 2014

This spring, the Bahá’í Chair for World Peace continues to bring together scholars and leaders from around the world to strengthen pathways to peace and diplomacy and to seek solutions to key challenges facing society. These include racial prejudice, climate change, and the challenges of globalization.


Annual Lecture
November 27, 2013

On Friday, Nov. 15, the Baha’i Chair for World Peace at the University of Maryland celebrated its 2013 Annual Lecture in the Biology Research Building’s lecture hall.

August 13, 2013

Published: Tuesday, August 13, 2013


COLLEGE PARK, Md – The Bahá’í Chair for World Peace at the University of Maryland is pleased to welcome Xu Hong, Ph.D. and Zhang Jin, Ph.D. the first Visiting Research Scholars...

Janet Khan
May 20, 2013

The Bahá'í Chair for World Peace is pleased to welcome Dr. Janet Khan, a visiting research scholar from Australia. From 1983 until 2010 Dr. Khan served in the Research Department at the International Headquarters of the Bahá'í Faith in Haifa, Israel.  Her research interests include gender issues, the role of women in religion, and aspects of social change and the evolution of the Bahá’í system...

Conference photo
May 09, 2013

On Friday, April 19, 2013, the Baha’i Chair for World Peace and its incumbent, Dr. Hoda Mahmoudi, sponsored the conference “Reflections on Human Dignity” in collaboration with Dr. Michael Penn from the Department of Psychology and the Joseph International Center at Franklin and Marshall College.

March 11, 2013


The Bahá’í Chair for World Peace published a new book entitled Vision and Prospects for World Peace on March 7. 2013.

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