IMAGe welcomes the participation of students, faculty and staff from across the University. Here are some ways you can get involved:

Come to one of our events

Apply to our IMAGe Fellows program

Email us at with your ideas or to request more information

Below are links to affiliated centers and programs that offer an array of IMAGe-related initiatives that might interest students at Tufts. If you are a member of the Tufts community and know of a program that should be included, please let us know.


Affiliated University Centers

Each of our affiliated centers offers formal and informal education opportunities on topics related to mass violence, atrocities and genocide. Some are primarily for undergraduates and others for graduate students, possibilities include working as research assistants on faculty-guided projects, support for student-designed research projects, study and experiential learning programs overseas. Contact us or the Centers below directly for more information.

Feinstein International Center (Friedman): The Feinstein International Center carries out research on the politics and policy of aiding the vulnerable, on protection and rights in crisis situations, and on the restoration of lives and livelihoods  for those marginalized communities caught up in humanitarian and nutritional crises around the world.

Institute for Global Leadership: The mission of the Tufts Institute for Global Leadership (IGL) is to prepare new generations of critical thinkers for effective and ethical leadership, ready to act as global citizens in addressing international and national issues across cultures. IGL runs a number of programs including its Education for Public Inquiry and International Citizenship (EPIIC) course, a New Initiative for Middle East Peace (NIMEP) dialogue and research group, and an organization on civil-military relations called Alliance Linking Leaders in Education and the Services (ALLIES).

Institute for Human Security (Fletcher): The Institute for Human Security promotes cutting-edge research and education at the intersection between humanitarianism, development, human rights, and conflict resolution.

International Security Studies Program (Fletcher): The International Security Studies Program (ISSP) is dedicated to the teaching and research of a broad range of international security issues, and is comprised of unique opportunities through its lecture series, conferences, Simulex, military fellows, financial support and curriculum.

Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service: The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service is a national leader in civic education, whose model and research are setting the standard for higher education’s role in civic engagement. Serving every student at Tufts University, Tisch College prepares young people to be lifelong active citizens and creates an enduring culture of active citizenship.

Tufts Hillel Foundation: Tufts Hillel believes in a community in which students can explore the issues that are essential to their lives and a community in which they can engage with making the world a better place. Its student-led initiatives include the Cummings/Hillel Program for Holocaust and Genocide Education, Merrin Moral Voices and Tufts Against Genocide, and the Foundation also runs a yearly volunteer trip to Rwanda in partnership with Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village.

World Peace Foundation (Fletcher): The World Peace Foundation aims to provide intellectual leadership on issues of peace, justice and security. We believe that innovative research and teaching are critical to the challenges of making peace around the world, and should go hand in hand with advocacy and practical engagement with the toughest issues.


Student-Led Groups

Below are a sampling of student-led groups on topics related to mass violence, atrocities and genocide. Please let us know if you are a part of the Tufts community and would like your group listed as well.

Fletcher: Fletcher Humanitarian Action Society, Fletcher Mediation Practicum, Fletcher Students in Security, Fletcher Syria Crisis Working Group, Fletcher Veterans, Human Rights Project, International Law Society, International Migration Group, International Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Club, PRAXIS: The Fletcher Journal of Human Security, Tufts University Refugee Assistance Program (TU-RAP), Women in International Security

School of Arts & Sciences: Action for Sexual Assault Prevention (ASAP), Amnesty International, Conversation Action Face Education (CAFE), Cummings/Hillel Program for Holocaust & Genocide Education, Generation Citizen, Globemed, Hemispheres, Innocence International, Liberty in North Korea (LINK), Love146, New Initiative for Middle East Peace (NIMEP), Oslo Scholars, Students for Just and Stable Future, Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), Tufts Against Genocide, Tufts University Refugee Assistance Program (TU-RAP)